Dedicated to verified college students and alumni (via education database). Alumni cannot initiate or respond to contact or post status updates.All Paid users can message and post and they also have added benefits. What is Tinder and Why has it become the Focus of Debate? People who have considered online dating desperate find it much easier to download the simple app, link to Facebook and swipe away.But, dismissing this app would be a mistake, and I can give you 50 million reasons in 196 countries worldwide to convince you. Over the past few months, I've used Tinder Plus (premium subscription / worldwide) to "informally research" Tinder users (women and men) across a wide age-range (25-50) all over the world. Here are examples copied from Tinder profiles in the United States: Not looking for a hook-up, but thanks for the thought . Afraid of matching and chatting with a married person? Oh, but wait, it also happens in bars, restaurants, at speed dating events, and through matchmaking services. Trust your instincts and make sure your partner is on the same page.Yes/No; While it is free to use, POF offers premium services as part of their upgraded membership, such as seeing the date and time a user viewed your profile and allowing you to see whether a user read and/or deleted your message. Tinder is causing a 'Dating Apocalypse.' That's right, this simple dating app is causing changes in human mating and dating behavior, the likes of which we've never seen before... Health Department and read their conclusion that Tinder is one cause of the nation-wide rise in STDs. You simply download the app to your smart phone, link to your Facebook account, choose up to six photos of yourself, and write a brief bio. You swipe left if you don't like them and swipe right if you do. But, is it just a hook-up app for the 'hit-it-and-quit-it' culture, or is it something more? And when you are matched, starting conversations is easier. Tinder is more efficient because it doesn't require answering a long series of questions to find the best matches for you. The decision-making process involved in using Tinder is both rational and emotional. And, if you use it, you'll probably find a match who swiped right to convince you to hook up with them. But it makes finding meaningful relationships easier as well.
If you're single and looking, keep an open mind and check it out.
Are these women hiding their true intentions about hooking-up? In fact, many find them superficial because of how simple they are. Whatever the case, Tinder is popular and has brought online dating to the masses.
XOXO So, people are aware of Tinder's "hook-up" reputation, yet they are still willing to try the application hoping to connect with someone who is also looking for a serious relationship. There's plenty of discussion about the "seriousness" of mobile dating apps.
But at the end of the day, you're still the one who decides who you find attractive and with whom you want to spend your time.
Tinder is just a tool -- a portal to connect and introduce you to others.There are, however, some dating apps that are good for relationships, and though they are somewhat few and far between, they're out there.