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Apps such as Tinder and Grindr have gained popularity over the last few years. Many utilize the programs to find casual sexual partners. This specific purpose has led some researchers to believe digital dating may be the underlying reason for the rise in cases. This allegation, while reasonable in appearance, does not come without criticism.
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In news that will shake you to the core.
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The dating app has zero tolerance for racism.
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You think you may have met your dream girl or guy online, but are they really who they say they are? The use of online dating sites and mobile dating apps has swelled to unprecedented levels in recent...
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Tinder exposes users to considerable rejection. As a consequence, some users may begin to question their physical appearance, their online conversational skills, and the general integrity of the opposite sex. Some may doubt themselves and their value to others, leading to undue self-monitoring for perceived flaws and defects.
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Trans users were previously blocked or removed due to gender misconceptions.
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People actually want long-term relationships.
With advances in singledom such as Tinder, being single has never been more entertaining. I've decided to not waste the pretty and to fully enjoy being young, single and mostly free of societal and hormonal pressures. Still, I haven't quite decided if I'm part the solution or the problem.
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This bar encourages women to alert bar staff if their dates make them feel unsafe or if they receive unwanted attention from other customers. The sign posted in the women's washroom reads: "Your safety and happiness is our highest priority." Not surprisingly, support for this policy has reverberated across the Atlantic.
Swiping left on all the basic outfits.
The foundation says it sent a letter to Tinder saying it will not take down the billboard.
You won't look at profiles the same way again.
I've gotten a lot of feedback for my recent post about the addictive quality of Tinder and today's hook-up culture. I wrote it in response to Nancy Jo Sales' article in the September 2015 edition of V...
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People say that Tinder is addictive, and I can see why. It provides no joy, no closeness, no meaning. It's superficially stimulating and gives a false promise of fulfillment; just enough to compel the user to repeat the activity over and over again, in the hopes that eventually, they'll find what they're looking for.
Match Group CEO says it plans to integrate the Vancouver-based company's mobile app into its existing family of digital and online dating services.
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Match.com and Tinder are looking for a Wall Street hookup as their parent group prepares to establish them as a separate, publicly traded company.IAC/InteractiveCorp, which is control...
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Would you leverage your Uber app to find your soul mate? Or at the very least, your next Friday night guy or gal? After all, the first thing the app asks for is your "pickup location" which sounds suspiciously close to a dating app if you ask me.
This week, popular dating app Tinder, launched a new service called Tinder Plus — a paid upgrade that lets gives users two new features, Rewind and Passport. These two new supertools give users the ab...
Seems it only takes a few cat puns to make the magic happen.
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If you're a brown person on Tinder, you may notice a few things missing from it. For example, why can't I add my caste to my profile page? Or why is it so hard to find someone who can make chai? No, d...
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Some of us were born to be rocket scientists, others Olympic athletes. Me? Well I was born to serial date. And there's absolutely nothing I can do to change that. It's completely out of my control. Poor me.
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If you didn't lock down a life partner around 2007, you've probably experienced how laughably difficult dating is for single young professionals (YPs) in our big, yet ever-so-small cities. It seems no...
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Can a dating app produce a real, quality, long-lasting connection? For some, maybe. For those who are slow to trust, like me, it was less than ideal for a love-life happy ending. I did make a real connection -- just not the one I expected.
Worried that you're settling? Not sure if you're in love or just going through the motions? Speaking from experience, here is your guide to the Art of Settling.
Dressing is a lot like dating: you can go through tons of prospects before you find the right fit. And just as single people have Tinder, there's an app to help you narrow down your options when it co...
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Sick of manually "liking" every girl on Tinder, a popular dating app, a B.C. university student designed a program that does it for him. The Simon Fraser University (SFU) student took to an anonymous...
In hot hot Brazil, there's no doubt people are checking out the hot hot people — and we're not just talking about the attractive soccer players. According to Quartz, location-based dating apps like Ti...
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The earlier days of online dating used to be a lot like joining Facebook. You'd have to set up a profile, find a flattering photo, enter (or lie) your personal information and then reach out to people...
A recent advice article makes the assumption that all women are submissive, quiet, and shy. While I appreciate that the author's advice is about human interaction as opposed to just telling us to go on Tinder -- because NO I WILL NOT -- I find most of it offensive, ridiculous, or some combination of both.
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The consensus is that there are expectations to hook up. I liked how the app worked but I wasn't sure if I wanted to meet anyone yet. I definitely didn't want to sleep with them. Tinder more than anything, felt random. How did I contextualize any of these people?
Given that our own startup company -- Shnarped Hockey -- plays in the social media space, I've paid particular attention to how people are connecting in Sochi, and have found that it's quite different than how people are staying in touch with family and friends back home.
Earlier this week, American Olympian Jamie Anderson very publicly announced that Tinder in the Sochi athletes village was "next level." With thousands of young, fit athletes walking around everywhere,...