Would You Swipe Right for These Oscar-Nominated Characters?

I'm going to be real, I would swipe left all the way for Samantha (no way, no how, goodbye) and would probably break my finger swiping right for Anna and Dr. Ryan Stone (who has been to space! I will always want to meet someone who has been to space! Even if that space was fake!). (Swiping, by the way, is Tinder's… » 3/01/14 1:59pm 3/01/14 1:59pm

Here's a Video of Olympian Gus Kenworthy With Even More Cute Puppies

The Sochi Olympics are over, but our love for baby-faced, puppy-rescuing skier Gus Kenworthy lives on. He recently stopped by Elle for an interview, but because he is the guy who took home the Sochi strays, he also did a video Q&A with several rambunctious (adoptable!) puppies at his feet. My favorite is the pit with… » 2/27/14 7:00pm 2/27/14 7:00pm

Horny Explorers In Antarctica Are Now Using Tinder to Find Each Other

Tinder, that dating app that I can't be bothered to understand, has officially made its first match in Antarctica! This is the most important thing to happen to the continent since Captain James Cook's ships first crossed the Antarctic Circle in 1773! » 2/18/14 6:15pm 2/18/14 6:15pm

All that Olympian Sex at Sochi Isn’t Affecting Athletic Performance

The Olympics, as we all know, are really just a sex summit put on by the fittest human specimens. It's like an orgy of Greek deities peppered with the occasional slalom or hockey exhibition. Otherwise, the Olympic Village is basically bonetown and its residents are the enervated athletes that somehow hope to win gold… » 2/16/14 1:30pm 2/16/14 1:30pm

Where the Olds Aren't: The Best Social Media Platforms, Ranked

Facebook is ten years old, and at this point, it's practically a Christmas party at the local VFW hall—it's heavy on the grandparents and most kids know to be on their best behavior. Meanwhile, new sites and services are springing up like mushrooms after a rainstorm. » 2/14/14 1:40pm 2/14/14 1:40pm

'Tinderella' Is The Perfect Fairy Tale For Our Time

Fans of the popular Tinder app will appreciate the newest offering from the funny people at College Humor — an animated fairy tale about a beautiful princess and a handsome prince who are brought together by fate. Sorry— not fate; they're brought together by smartphones and boredom, the Cupid's arrow of 2014. » 1/30/14 7:15pm 1/30/14 7:15pm

Kindergarten Teacher's Class Pic Shows Up on Her Tinder Profile

Apparently, elementary school teacher Jennifer Carnley has a Tinder profile, and is using a photo of her kindergarten class as her profile picture. This definitely seems like something that she could have done in poor taste — but given how invasive and confusing Tinder can be, it could also be an accident. » 1/20/14 4:30pm 1/20/14 4:30pm

The Mindy Project: Asymmetrical Boobs, Knee Fat and Sex Without Nudity

Tuesday night's Mindy Project included a brief mention of the show's long-awaited partnership with dating app Tinder, but the meat of the episode was devoted to Mindy Lahiri's admission that she'd never let a boyfriend truly see her naked before. » 1/08/14 10:40am 1/08/14 10:40am

Tinder Creator: 'Fundamentally, Women Aren't Wired' For Hooking Up

BREAKING: a minute sliver of the Tinder using populace seems to be laboring under the grave misconception that the known husband-locating app is meant to be used... for arranging casual sexual encounters?!!?!?? How these confused individuals managed to buck millennia of hardwired chaste woman-thinking remains a… » 12/27/13 7:00pm 12/27/13 7:00pm

A Friendly Reminder: As a Woman, You Have Endless Dating App Options

Per to the New York Times, Lulu is the hot new app that all ladies should be downloading. Yes, we're aware — but this is a good time to remember that when it comes to the tech world, the golden goose is apparently creating a dating app that women want to use. » 11/21/13 2:50pm 11/21/13 2:50pm

Someone Has Created an Unholy Cross Between Vine and Tinder

If there's one thing we've learned from this whole #StarbucksDrakeHands ordeal, it's that people on the search for love respond very positively to selfie videos. From such sentiments was birthed Charm, the mutant offspring of the dating app Tinder and the video-sharing app Vine. I know, I know; we are all thinking it:… » 10/18/13 4:10pm 10/18/13 4:10pm

The Endless Quest for a Hookup App Women Will Actually Use

The great white whale of the dating and sex app market will go to whoever can figure out a way to change hundreds of years of gender dynamics and get women to want and ask for casual sex with random people. Every brilliant mind who has passed through Silicon Valley and has a gay friend has had the following… » 8/21/13 1:40pm 8/21/13 1:40pm

How the Tinder Hookup App Is Succeeding With the Ladies

Tinder, the dating app that "finds out who likes you nearby and connects you if you're both interested" has a lot to be happy about right now. They've matched 75 million people in less than a year and 50 of those relationships have culminated in engagements. But on the tails of that good news, Tinder's CEO Sean Rad… » 7/02/13 4:00pm 7/02/13 4:00pm

Mobile Dating App Brings Out the Crazy in Dudes

Mobile dating app Tinder links up to your Facebook and connects you based on location and mutual attraction; the developers don't advertise it as such, but the service is essentially Grindr for straight people. "How far will a guy go when he thinks he's getting laid?" asks the 23-year-old behind "How to Lose a Guy in One… » 5/03/13 10:20am 5/03/13 10:20am