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Tinder's New Swipe Surge Feature Is The Fastest Way To Get Tons Of Matches

ByHannah Schneider
Hey, friends, in case you haven't heard, Tinder is throwing a (digital) party, and you're invited. It's called Swipe Surge and it's the fastest way to get 2.5 times more amazing matches than you usually do when you swipe. So what is Tinder's Swipe…

4 Reasons To Swipe Right On Your High School Crush, Even If Prom Is Long Over

ByHannah Schneider
Going home for the holidays can come with a lot of nostalgia. Some of that can be good, and some of the reminiscing can be not-so-good. High school memories can often seem to fall into the latter category. But what if I told you that it could be fun…

If You Finally Match With Your High School Crush Over The Holidays, Use These 5 Opening Lines

ByTheresa Holland
One of the best (and arguably worst) things about online dating is that you never really know who you're gonna bump into on an app. You might be swiping along and suddenly see your ex, your best friend, a co-worker, or someone completely unexpected…

I Tested Out 3 Kinds Of Tinder Photos & The Winning Ones Made Total Sense

ByJamie Kravitz
As a dating writer, I'm always curious to hear about other people's experiences on dating apps, and to find out which strategies achieve positive results and which don't work as well (at least for the majority of people). There's a lot of…

I Messaged My Tinder Matches With Lines From 'Hocus Pocus' & Here's What Happened

ByJamie Kravitz
Fall weather is finally here, which means I can actually get in the Halloween spirit. After going apple picking in 80-degree weather, I'm ready to don my Ugg boots, light a pumpkin-scented candle, and snuggle up under blankets to watch Halloween…

4 Women Reveal What Their Tinder Profiles Look Like & It's So Reassuring

ByElana Rubin
One of the trickiest parts of setting up your Tinder profile is figuring out which photos to use and how to write a bio. This is the first glance someone else has at who you are as a person, and you could be unsure of how to capture your personality…

Here's The Truth About Getting Verified On Tinder

ByJamie Kravitz
Some websites and apps, including Twitter and Instagram, use a recognizable symbol to indicate accounts that have been verified. This small, white checkmark on a blue background means that the account is legit. Whether it belongs to a celebrity,…

Tinder's Rock The Vote Video Puts A Whole New Spin On "Schoolhouse Rock!"

ByCandice Jalili
I don't know about you, but Schoolhouse Rock! was pretty much the best part of my education as a child. In fact, even as a 25-year-old adult, I can't listen to people talk about bills without hearing, "I'm just a bill on Capital Hill!" in my head.…

5 Photos Of Tinder-Themed Weddings That Perfectly Honor How The Couple Met

ByJamie Kravitz
I always find it silly when someone on Tinder writes in their bio that they'd be "willing to lie about where we met." There's nothing to be ashamed of about meeting someone special on Tinder. And if you swipe right and then end up clicking IRL, you…

7 Halloween-Inspired Tinder Bios To Get Your Future Boo To Say "Boo"

ByChristy Piña
August is long gone, and the end of September is right around the corner, so basically... Halloween is tomorrow. This means it's time to start (pumpkin) spicing up your social media, and these Halloween-inspired Tinder bios are the perfect place…

I Asked Tinder Matches To Choose My Halloween Costume & It Got Hilarious

ByElana Rubin
As someone who usually likes to dress up for Halloween, I have a pretty good range of costumes from previous years. I've dressed up as Harry Potter characters, a Beanie Baby, Tinker Bell, Jane from Tarzan, the devil, and even a green M&M one year.…

The Most Right-Swiped Job On Tinder Is Definitely Not What You'd Expect

ByCandice Jalili
Obviously, none of us are applying to particular jobs because we hope that they're going to get us plenty of right swipes on Tinder. Well, I hope that would be obvious. That being said, certain jobs do tend to get swiped right on more often than…

Natasha Aponte, The Mass Tinder Date Woman, Says There Was An Unexpected Twist Ending

ByLaura Moses
ICYMI, last Sunday, a Tinder user named Natasha Aponte showed up for a date in New York City with not one, not two, but dozens of men she'd matched with on the app. Her matches were planning to meet her to see a DJ set, but Aponte herself took the…

Tinder's Newest Feature Just For College Students Comes At The Perfect Time

ByElana Rubin
Tinder launched in 2012 at the University of Southern California, and now, it's going back to it's college campus roots. The dating app is rolling out a university-specific feature just in time for those headed back to college this fall. When does…

Tinder U Just Made Finding Love On Campus So Easy, Here’s How To Use It

ByTayi Sanusi
At this point, it would be a real challenge to find a millennial who hasn't taken advantage of Tinder to get their mingle on. Since its launch in 2012, the first dating app to incorporate the highly-addictive swiping function has grown into a…

The New Tinder U Feature Is Designed Just For Students & Makes Dating Way Easier

ByCandice Jalili
When I was in college, dating apps were a relatively new thing. I vividly remember the summer Tinder was founded. It was the summer going into my junior year of college and the only way I heard about it was because my best friend's sister's friend's…

Whoa, This Woman Tricked Dozens Of Tinder Matches Into Meeting Her All At Once

ByLaura Moses
In my opinion, the most cringe-worthy episodes (AKA the best) of The Bachelor are group dates. What's that? Ten dudes are forced to try standup comedy or a gaggle of gals have to race each other on skis in bikinis? Sign. Me. Up. While I would call…

Tinder Is One Step Closer To Making Interracial Couple Emojis A Reality

ByCandice Jalili
I'm brown and my boyfriend is pretty much as white as it gets. I'm lucky that the society we live in doesn't make me feel like this is abnormal in the same way that it may have a few years ago. That being said, there's one place where I'm constantly…

Is It OK To Ghost After A Blah First Date? I Asked My Tinder Matches For Input

ByHannah Schneider
Rejection is difficult. I think we can all agree on that. Recently, I found myself wondering if it's OK to ghost after a bad first date. The answer is complicated. Of course it's something you're allowed to do, as you don't owe anyone your time or…

5 Things To Avoid In Order To Get More Matches & Better Conversations On Tinder

ByElana Rubin
There's no doubt that there are plenty of people on Tinder swiping all the time. In fact, 26 million Tinder matches are made every day. If you are looking for something to transition from online to IRL, there are plenty of ways to optimize your…

5 Ways To Have Better Conversations On Tinder, According To Science

ByHannah Orenstein
When I was single and asking my happily coupled-up friends for advice, some of them would simply shake their heads and say, "It's all about luck." Or even more maddeningly, "You'll meet someone when you stop trying." But I was bored, lonely, and…

Tinder's Addictive New Feature Leads To More Matches & Longer Conversations

ByHannah Orenstein
If you haven't updated Tinder in a while, it's time to get on that. The dating app's latest update includes a new element that could change the way your potential matches see you. Tinder Loops is a new feature that lets you showcase your personality…

I Wanted To Read A Love Story Where Two Characters Met On Tinder — So I Wrote One

ByHannah Orenstein
I love books about love — but they don't always make me feel good. Three years ago, I finished reading a book in which the protagonist bumps into a cute guy in her dorm while she's wearing nothing but a towel; he just so happens to be the prince of…

I Asked My Tinder Matches What Their Worst Qualities Are In Relationships & Wow

ByElana Rubin
Whether we like it or not, none of us are perfect. In a relationship, we bring both our best and worst qualities to the partnership. With any good relationship, your faults are something you work on and try to improve. When I'm in a committed…

I Asked My Tinder Matches What Their Ideal First Date Would Be & They All Involved This One Thing

ByJamie Kravitz
Choosing where to go for a first date after meeting on Tinder can be tricky. You haven't actually met IRL, so you haven't yet gotten a real sense of who this person is. Do they prefer an intimate setting to get to know someone, or are they more…

I Asked All My Matches About Their Best Tinder Date Ever & Their Answers Varied A Lot

ByElana Rubin
Let's put to bed the idea that people only go on dating apps to hook up. Sure, there are people who are looking more for experiences than relationships, and everyone has their own valid preferences when it comes to dating. Some crave that fairytale…

If You Live In One Of These Neighborhoods, You Get More Right Swipes On Tinder

ByJamie Kravitz
If you use Tinder, you probably know that your photos and bios have an impact on how many matches you get. But did you know that where you're swiping from also affects your experience? I'm not saying you should move to a new neighborhood based…

I Asked All My Tinder Matches If & When They Wanted To Get Married & Their Responses Had Me Shook

BySydnee Lyons
I have mixed feelings about marriage. Most days, I think I'm not cut out for it, but for silly reasons. "I like having my own closet space and bathroom sink," I rationalize, knowing fully well these are minor fixes on any HGTV home improvement show.…

I Used 'Bachelor' Lines On Tinder & Guess If I Got A Neil Lane Engagement Ring?

BySydnee Lyons
This year has been a very transformative year for me. LOL, no. Not at all. I'm still living on a steady diet of hot Cheetos and green juice like I was three years ago. That's just a line from Jake, the first contestant to be sent home from this…

I Asked All My Tinder Matches Why Their Last Relationship Ended & The Answers Were Heartbreaking

ByElana Rubin
Generally, when people sign onto Tinder, they don't usually expect to dive into intensely personal conversations about their past heartbreaks. Well, I went on Tinder, swiped right, and asked my matches why their relationships ended, and was…

Elite Daily's 'Backseat Blind Date' Is Like Uber Meets Tinder & It's Adorable

ByHannah Orenstein
It used to be that when I called an Uber Pool, I only hoped that my carpool buddy would be pretty chill. I didn't want a guy with a hacking cough, or a girl who's screaming into her phone, or someone carrying a live chicken (I live in New York, I've…

I Asked All My Tinder Matches About Their Ideal Girlfriend & Was Pretty Surprised

BySydnee Lyons
When I set out to ask guys what they look for in a serious relationship, I'll admit I didn't have high expectations. After all, I've spent a lot of time swiping left on guys who are looking for their swolemates (WTF?). Nothing against personal…

I Asked All My Tinder Matches For Their Best Dating Tips & They Actually Gave Great Advice

ByGenevieve Wheeler
It's funny. I spend half of my waking hours crafting sexts for strangers, dishing out dating advice to friends (and asking for their tips in exchange), or chatting with relationship experts about how best to overcome the hurdles of modern dating.…

I Swiped Right On Every Tinder Guy Holding Up A Fish & Asked About Their Pictures

ByElana Rubin
In all my years of Tindering, the Fish Men have always mystified me. You know who I mean: Those guys whose photos are, like, Dude Holding Giant Fish; Dude On A Boat Holding A Medium-Sized Fish; Three Dudes On A Dock Showing Off More Fish. Why do…

Changing My Gender Settings On Tinder Helped Me Come Out To My Friends & Family

ByElana Rubin
In the summer of 2016, I was completely single for the first time in four years. I moved to a new city, and knew I wanted to meet new people. I was harboring my queerness, and at the time, only my ex-boyfriend knew of my sexuality. Most people in my…

I Swapped Phones With My Single Mom & We Swiped For Each Other On Tinder

ByWilla Bennett
When my mother dropped me off for my freshman year of college, I was in a very serious relationship, hungry to experience the world with one person forever. However, almost two years later at age 19, I arrived back home in Los Angeles with my…

6 Ways To Tweak Your Tinder Profile & Get More Matches, According To An Expert

ByRachel Shatto
If you're single and aren't reading this from under a (Wi-Fi enabled) rock, you probably have a dating app or two on your phone. And why wouldn't you? Who doesn't appreciate the convenience of having the very real possibility of finding love in…

Adam Rippon Met His Boyfriend On Tinder & Their First Pic Together Is Everything

ByElana Rubin
Sorry, boys. American Olympic bronze medalist Adam Rippon is now officially in a relationship with Finnish stud Jussi-Pekka Kajaala. And guess what? Adam's just like us, y'all – he found his new beau on a dating app. That's right, new couple Adam…

5 Funny New Tinder Bios To Try This Spring To Get More Matches Than Ever

BySydnee Lyons
I change my Tinder bio like I change my nail polish color — so not every day but about twice a month. I live in a college town, which means I sometimes fall into a rut of swiping through the same faces, just on different apps. The best way to avoid…

I Had A Dating App Expert Analyze My Tinder Profile & Her Changes Were So Effective

ByJamie Kravitz
As a dating writer — and as a single woman living in New York City — I'm constantly tweaking my dating app profiles. I test different pictures and new bios in an effort to get more matches, have more engaging conversations, and hopefully go on more…

All Your Swiping On Tinder Could Win Your School A Free Cardi B Concert

ByElana Rubin
While you may be more frugal with your right swipes on Tinder, only seeking those you're physically attracted to, that may change in the upcoming weeks. Students: You'll definitely want to use all the right swipes you can. And hey, even if you're…

Tinder Is Fighting For Equal Pay This International Women's Day In A Powerful Way

ByCandice Jalili
Today is an important day for many reasons. First and foremost, it's Thursday! The best day of the week as far as I'm concerned. However, this Thursday is extra special because it also happens to be International Women's Day (IWD). For those of you…

The Atlanta Hawks & Tinder Gave This Couple A Free Wedding & Honeymoon

ByElana Rubin
Forget about The Bachelor – it turns out you can actually find love at basketball games thanks to Tinder instead. Three years ago, the Atlanta Hawks hosted an event called Swipe Right Night in which users on Tinder could swipe right at the game, and…

Tinder Is Petitioning For Interracial Couple Emojis & You'll Want To Get Involved

ByVeronica Lopez
It truly seems like, these days, there’s an emoji for just about everything, even uncommon (or totally nonexistent) things, like mermaids, zombies, and fairies. (Oh my!) But one of the few very common things that hasn’t been emojified yet is the…

Use The Ultimate Tinder Bio For Your Zodiac Sign To Get The Best Matches Possible

ByJamie Kravitz
Scientific evidence is great and all, but when it comes to dating, it doesn't always do the trick. As far as your love life is concerned, if all else fails, I say turn to the stars. Is the person you're into watching your Snapchat story but not…

Adam Rippon's Tweet About His Tinder Bio Is Hysterical & Tinder Agrees

ByCandice Jalili
Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably been hearing about Adam Rippon, the incredible Olympic figure skater whose Twitter feed is pretty much the best thing I've seen since Beyoncé released Lemonade. For those of you who haven't had…

Another Dude Made A PowerPoint On A Dating App & Twitter Is Pretty Impressed

ByVeronica Lopez
Some people will stop at nothing to get quality matches on dating apps. Changing your pictures to reflect some kind of theme, making your bio a little wittier, or changing your settings to attract a larger pool of people are all good options, but…

Olympic Athletes Really Aren't Holding Back On Swiping On Tinder In PyeongChang

ByCandice Jalili
The Olympics are inarguably beautiful. First off, there's the obvious beauty of the fact that countries from around the world are coming together to create an incredible competition. And it's not a terrifying potentially world-ending competition!…

Tinder & Postmates Surprised People On Twitter With Valentine's Day Gifts & OMG

ByHannah Orenstein
How are you celebrating Valentine's Day? How does this sound to you: a hot dude and awesome free stuff delivered to your door. Not bad, right? Tinder, Postmates, and Adam Levine's #VDayAndChill partnership gave exactly that combination to a handful…

I Made My Ring Size My Tinder Bio & I Ended Up Planning A Wedding The Same Day

BySydnee Lyons
I recently helped my parents shop for new wedding rings in honor of their 30th wedding anniversary. On one of our many trips to the jewelry store, I decided to find out my ring size just in case 2018 is the year I need to have this information handy…