11 Conversations You Have After a Teenager Takes Over Your Tinder

A few weeks ago, I lent my smartphone to my nineteen-year-old cousin while I was getting my hair cut. I thought she would use it to download Candy Crush or play Words With Friends, but when she handed the phone back to me, she smirked and pointed to the Tinder icon. And then I heard the "bzzzz" of an incoming message. » 12/07/14 9:15pm 12/07/14 9:15pm

This Sad, Genius Tinder Machine Swipes Right on Every Profile

Tinder may be the laziest service the dating world has ever seen. And yet, there is at least one person in the world who thinks it could be made even easier. This acute engineer created a truly Jetsons-esque device that automatically swipes right (which means, in Tinderland, "I like your face") on every profile. Using… » 12/05/14 7:00pm 12/05/14 7:00pm

All That Matters in the Beginning of a Relationship Is Looks

When you think about what matters in a good relationship, you probably think about shared values, or inside jokes, or fun road trips. But picture-driven dating apps like Tinder may be confirming a suspicion many of us do our best to push aside: that all that really matters, at least at first, is looks. » 11/03/14 4:10pm 11/03/14 4:10pm

Using iOS 8’s QuickType on Tinder Will Not Get You Laid

Among the worst features of Apple's iOS 8 is QuickType, a feature that believes it can figure out what you're going to text someone before you even think of it. It could be magical, instead it's only good for writing nonsense sentences and mangling famous movie quotes. But maybe, just maybe you can use it to get laid… » 10/13/14 3:10pm 10/13/14 3:10pm

Touching Tinder Proposal: Fuck Me Now or Die Alone

Hello, friend! Are you still single and hopeful that love is out there somewhere, just waiting for you to find it and fill your heart with bluejays and butterflies? Well, have I got some bad news for you. Love is dead. Tinder killed it. Then it stomped on its desecrated corpse and ate it. Then it threw it back up and… » 10/02/14 6:00pm 10/02/14 6:00pm