Greg Blatt, the CEO of Tinder’s parent company and one of the best online dating sites, Match, has announced exciting new features that he promises to ‘blur the lines between the physical and digital worlds for dating.’ After the success of Tinder Gold – which lets you pay to see who swiped right on you – the new features expected to hit Tinder in early 2018 include AI and geolocation functions allowing users to fully immerse themselves into the activities of the people they’ve already been matched with.
He said, ‘Until now, Tinder has basically been a swiping machine – it’s effective and simple but ultimately limited.’ The introduction of Tinder’s AI-assisted dating function is being kept firmly under wraps but it has got everyone talking.
Here’s everything else you need to know about Tinder and how to maximise it.
Research shows that there are 50 million active users on Tinder who check their accounts 11 times per day and spend an average of 90 minutes per day on the app.
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These apps can help you navigate, feel more secure about your car or loved one’s whereabouts, help you get and stay fit, and if you’re single, it can even help you find a date!
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The app also has several color options, helping you customize your experience to some extent by showing you your current global position on a map, the local time in your timezone, and the sunrise and sunset times at your current location. For golfers, this is the app that can up your game.Though the jury is still out as to whether wearing an AI headset on a virtual first date could be the key to finding true love or the biggest passion killer since halitosis.These latest Tinder updates come after a long line of game-changing extra functions in the last few years, including the development of Tinder online so that you can literally swipe anywhere.Doing otherwise, the study explains, ‘might be coded as bragging, which is associated with negative social consequences and reduced liking.’ Another study also found that people wearing glasses in their profile picture were much less likely to get a right swipe. ‘Love travelling, cheese and wine’ and ‘I enjoy nights out as much as nights in’ are not likely to get you a match. We had a chat with Rosette Pambakian, Tinder’s VP of Comms and the woman who helped launch the world’s most successful dating app, to ask how to get a swipe right every time. ‘A lot of people think their serious, hot photo is going to get them a lot of swipes, but we’ve found that when you’re authentically smiling it actually increases your chances of getting a swipe right by 14%.’ ‘I like seeing who someone’s friends are because I think that says a lot about a person, but one group photo is enough – don’t make it your first photo, and certainly not all of them.’ get swiped right if you don’t have your bio filled out. ’ ‘It’s best to send messages instead of leaving that match idle.And a recent Reddit thread revealed that the phrase you should never use in your Tinder profile is: ‘I made this account as a joke’. Girls like reading and if you don’t take the time to tell us a little bit about yourself that says a lot.’ ‘It’s a great way to keep your profile fresh, and give your potential matches insight into who you are.’ ‘You need a talking point – activity photos, like skiing or surfing, are good talking points. Say something interesting about something you saw on their profile.This app is ideal for keeping track of your kids, but here’s a friendly warning: you have to be open to them about this, especially your teenagers, who might think they they are being “spied on” by their parents. It lets you find cool people near you, based on your GPS location.