Ashley Terrill was in hiding the first time I heard her voice, splitting time between her Los Angeles home and a $600-a-night room at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Terrill had locked her laptop and phone in a secret vault, and would only contact me on disposable phones—all because, she claimed, the estranged co-founder… »
Jennifer Thomas was trying to get over a breakup when she swiped right on a dude named Rich O’Dea, who was also nursing the wounds of a relationship gone wrong. The two went out and really connected. They connected so well, in fact, that only several short months after the date, Thomas is donating a kidney to O’Dea’s… »
Everyone’s favorite mindless dating app is getting more serious. Tinder has recently made updates to both their profiles and algorithm in order to create more “meaningful connections” between users. The simple “swipe left” or “swipe right” is apparently not so simple, anymore.
A new parent is perhaps most sensitive to the milestones of getting older. It’s almost all you talk about with other people, and you get actual metrics at the doctor’s every few months. But the milestones keep coming long after babycenter.com and the pediatrician quit with the reminders. It’s just that we stop keeping… »
Lily Allen is reportedly on Tinder, but not for hookup reasons, nor to meet a man she’ll inevitably become disgusted with and go on a few dates with only to become FWB and then dump altogether. No, she’s just on there to meet cool peeps. »
Tinder is introducing “Verified Profiles” so that famous people can use the dating app more efficiently and also be just as miserable as the rest of us in knowing that there are, at once, way too many dating options in their vicinity and not one person out there in the world who will love them unconditionally. »
Quick reminder if you’re deliberating between Tinder and OK Cupid and Match: They’re all owned by the same corporate parent, anyway! »
If you’ve ever looked into the loving eyes of your dog-son and thought, “If only there was some sort of dating app for dogs where I could find a match for Mister Scruffballs,” well, your wish has been granted. Tindog, a new app that connects dog lovers together based on location, has launched this week. Like Tinder,… »
In just two and a half years, Tinder has gone from quirky new app to one of the biggest online dating services in the world. Hilary Duff uses it. Leonardo DiCaprio uses it. “Swipe left” and “swipe right” have become synonymous with rejection and approval. And now it’s become the inspiration for Tender - a gorgeous and… »
“I really want for you to be my wife in paradise,” a man once wrote to his beloved. Who was this Casanova? None other than Osama bin Laden, a name synonymous with evil. But can his words land you a date on Tinder?
Well, hold on to your...ugh, whatever. New research reveals that 30% of Tinder users are married, not single, as they are expected to be if they’re surfing a dating site. But you already knew that. »
On Sunday, news broke that Hilary Duff, star of Lizzie McGuire and the only celebrity I’ve almost gotten into a fist fight over, miiiiiight have a Tinder profile and may be open to getting pizza with dudes who aren’t Aaron Carter. This morning, The Duffster announced that, yes, that’s absolutely her you could be… »
If you thought that an unsolicited dick pic was the worst thing that could happen to you on Tinder, think again. Imagine if that unsolicited dick pic came from your long-lost brother who swiped right after thinking you were a super cute groovy chick down for a good time and possibly more? ;) »
A little after 10 am on Monday morning, I logged into Tinder after an extended time away with a very important purpose: to match with Jason Derulo so I could watch his new video "Want To Want Me," which he announced last week he'd be debuting on the app. Unfortunately, my relationship with Jason (and–briefly–his… »
The hopes of hundreds (maybe billions) of Tinder users at Austin's South by Southwest Festival were shattered when they were duped into thinking a "woman" on the app was "real." In reality, "Ava" is a marketing scheme cooked up by the creators of the sci-fi movie Ex Machina. The fake profile included a photo of a… »
Winter, much like swiping through Tinder, feels like a practice in endurance and hopelessness. Despite your efforts to stay optimistic, to keep swiping right on life, it only gets harder and harder to find the will to go on. But one industrious Boston woman has found a way to make both Tinder and 2015's never-ending… »