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

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 need…
By Hannah Orenstein

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

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 …
By Hannah Orenstein

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

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 E…
By Hannah Orenstein

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

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 partner…
By Elana Rubin

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

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 comfo…
By Jamie Kravitz

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

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 r…
By Elana Rubin

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

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 solely…
By Jamie Kravitz

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

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. …
By Sydnee Lyons

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

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 seaso…
By Sydnee Lyons

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

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 surprised…
By Elana Rubin

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

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 …
By Hannah Orenstein

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

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 develo…
By Sydnee Lyons

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

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. But…
By Genevieve Wheeler

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

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 guys…
By Elana Rubin

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

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 …
By Elana Rubin

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

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 first-e…
By Willa Bennett

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

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 their…
By Rachel Shatto

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

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 Rip…
By Elana Rubin

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

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 t…
By Sydnee Lyons

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

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 d…
By Jamie Kravitz

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

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 not…
By Elana Rubin

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

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 w…
By Candice Jalili

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

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 …
By Elana Rubin

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

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 inte…
By Veronica Lopez

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

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 texti…
By Jamie Kravitz

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

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 …
By Candice Jalili

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

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 Sam…
By Veronica Lopez

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

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! It'…
By Candice Jalili

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

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 o…
By Hannah Orenstein

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

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 …
By Sydnee Lyons

I Asked My Tinder Matches To See 'Fifty Shades Freed' With Me On A First Date

Fifty Shades Freed falls into many categories: drama, thriller, romance... But it's not an obvious first date film. A movie full of unconventional sex scenes doesn't stand out as the traditional choice for a "let's get to know each other" activity — …
By Jamie Kravitz

5 Ways To Get More Matches During A Blizzard When You Want A Snow Buddy

When it comes to using dating apps during blizzards, I'm going to go ahead and not so humbly say I'm an expert. Having lived through my fair share of brutal winters in both Boston and New York City, I've learned a thing or two about how to successful…
By Genevieve Wheeler

I Put "Looking For A Valentine" In My Tinder Bio & Welp, Now I'm Married

If you somehow managed to miss the giant, red balloons in every storefront over the last two weeks, I'm here to tell you that winter is coming. Kidding. Valentine's Day is coming and that's just as devastating especially if, like me, you haven't lock…
By Sydnee Lyons

I Was A Tinder Tour Guide For A Date From Out Of Town & Here's What Happened

I sat with my feet dangling out the window of my rented Parisian bedroom. With a bottle of rosé in one hand and my phone in the other, I was alternating swipes through Tinder with swigs of pink wine. I'd been in the capital for a week, and struggling…
By Genevieve Wheeler

I Put My Love Language In My Tinder Bio & Wow, Do These Guys Have Some Words of Affirmation

Ah, love. It's a many-splendored thing, but it's also challenging and complex and really effing confusing — which is why I put my love language in my Tinder bio, so I could figure out from first swipe which of my matches would be most compatible with…
By Genevieve Wheeler

I Took Glamour Shots For My Tinder Pictures & It Made Me Feel Super Vulnerable

What's the most bizarre thing you've ever done? Because mine has probably been taking glamour shots for my Tinder profile. It's no secret that I've gotten weird with my dating app photos before — like when I swapped all my Tinder photos for Instagram…
By Sydnee Lyons
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How One Woman Went From Getting Unmatched On Tinder To Winning The Vacation Of Her Dreams

Anyone who has ever used Tinder is familiar with the act of the unmatch. You’re in the middle of a good back-and-forth with someone, and boom! You open the app to send a “good morning” message, only to find that your match has mysteriously vanished f…
By Suzanne McKenzie

13 Tinder Bios For Newly Single People Who Want To Get Back In The Game

A few months ago, I swiped right on a guy whose Tinder bio read, "It's that 'just broke up with the toxic GF' time." Recently single myself, I thought his bio was clever and, dare I say, relatable. We matched, so I shot him what I thought was the per…
By Sydnee Lyons

TBH, This Woman's Tinder Bio Shows We Should All Be Straight Up About What We Want

Back in the day, most people's dream was to somehow meet someone in real life, fall in love with said person by a stroke of magic, and then, get married and have babies. But the dream has changed. Yes, we're still ultimately looking for love, but now…
By Candice Jalili

My Best Guy Friends Created My Tinder Profile & This Is What Happened

Swiping through dating apps is a great way to pass the time when you don't have much else going on, but after a while, even that can get a little monotonous. To make things more exciting, I decided to have my best guy friends use my Tinder to create …
By Sydnee Lyons

You May Start Seeing Puppies On Tinder Soon & It's For The Best Reason

As football fanatics gear up for the Super Bowl next month, fans of adorable puppies everywhere will be prepping for the cutest sports event on television: The Puppy Bowl. The competition featuring your favorite furry pals takes place on the same day…
By Collette Reitz

I Asked My Tinder Matches If They Wanted To Build A Snowman With Me & Here's What Happened

If you live in Northeastern United States and you have had to leave the warmth of your home within the past 24 hours, you're probably pretty grumpy. Same — it's cold and windy out there. I am also extra grumpy because I refuse to call this winter sto…
By Annie Foskett

This Girl Made Her Sister A Tinder PowerPoint For Christmas For The Best Reason

Because of the holidays, fun cold weather activities, and endless cozy nights in, many people feel that having a partner in the winter season is ideal. And sometimes it's helpful to find those who are single and mingling a holiday gift that caters to…
By Lizzy Rosenberg

15 Prompts To Put In Your Tinder Bio To Get Way More Interesting Messages

I have a favorite line to use on dating apps. I've most certainly written about it before, and I'm waiting for the day that someone on an app tells me, "Someone just used that line on me." (JK, I don't have that reach. Yet.) End of build-up: it's, "P…
By Annie Foskett
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Tinder Online Is About To Change The Way You Work

Here’s the thing: As much as we try, we can’t concentrate on one thing for all that long. Even though an eight-hour workday is considered typical, it’s virtually impossible for us to look at spreadsheets and emails for that long and still remain prod…
By Abigail Cardi

I Gave My Mom Control Of My Tinder Over The Holidays & It Changed How I Swipe

My mom and I have always been exceptionally close. In high school, I'd tell her every detail of my AIM convos with crushes, she was the first call I made anytime I met a cute stranger while studying abroad in college, and she's always up-to-date on t…
By Genevieve Wheeler

I Went On 10 Tinder Dates Over The Holidays & It Led To The Most Unexpected Relationship

When my two-and-a-half year relationship with my partner ended, I immediately bounced back with a whirlwind relationship. Just one problem: my ex and I were still living together. When my live-in ex moved out the same day my new guy moved back to San…
By Jen Kirsch

3 Ways To Be Less Lonely Over The Holidays & Meet New People By Using Tinder

This year, I'll be spending Christmas alone, which has given me a really bad case of the holiday blues. Seriously, I walk around half-heartedly crooning Elvis Presley's "Blue Christmas" at least three times a week now. To be fair, this isn't my first…
By Sydnee Lyons

I Took Christmas Card Photos With My Tinder Date & It Brought Us Closer

While there’s no playbook for how to make the perfect Christmas card, there is one thing that’s traditionally true: you don't usually take Christmas card photos with your date. Especially not with someone you just met through a dating app. So when I …
By Shelby Curran

All This Girl Wanted Was To Sell Her Lamp On Tinder & It Was Actually A Total Hit

Yes, you'd think the purpose of dating apps would be to, I don't know... date? But who says it has to be limited to just dating? You could use it to make friends! You could use it to find ~the one~. You could use it to reconnect with people you forgo…
By Candice Jalili