This Robot Maximizes Your Chance of Finding Love on Tinder

Tinder is a great way to find hookups romance near you, but it still relies on you and your potential partner finding each other mutually attractive. Since you can't always rely on that, why not boost your odds—say, with a robotic finger that can "like" up to 900 Tinderers per hour? » 9/07/14 5:35pm 9/07/14 5:35pm

Here's an Earnest Pop Song About Tinder

The best thing about any pop song that references current technology is imagining how it will age in the next 5, 10, 20 years. Will Beyoncé's "Video Phone" seem downright quaint once we've updated to communicating exclusively through holograms? Will Gary Numan's "Cars" feel unfathomable after the grid has collapsed… » 8/13/14 7:45pm 8/13/14 7:45pm

Dating App Hopes to Weed out the Creeps by Going Invite-Only for Men

If you've spent more than 15 minutes on OK Cupid, you've probably got a story about the man who sent unsolicited dick pics, requested foot photos out of nowhere, turned angry when rejected or otherwise behaved like a goblin. And that's not even accounting for the dudes just looking for NSA action. » 6/13/14 12:40pm 6/13/14 12:40pm

What Would Tinder Look Like in the Real World?

Many of my friends use Tinder and the levels of excitement they achieve just from swiping left (Tinder's proprietary way to reject matches) often borders on glee. What is it about being able to reject a person online, an anonymous person that can bring one so much joy? Is it control? Is it the sneaky sensation of… » 3/15/14 4:15pm 3/15/14 4:15pm

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