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Dating: The Final Frontier
When you’re on Tinder just looking to score a one night stand, sorting through all the saps in search of true love (or at least a first date) can be a royal pain. How is anyone supposed to get straight to it when everyone’s being ambiguous, trying to chat and whatnot?
Tinder’s X-rated brother, the adult-oriented hookup app Mixxxer, launched last week to help combat this problem and help users find nearby hookups without the hassle.
Apps Like Tinder
Friends can be terrible matchmakers, and blind dates are notorious for going horribly, horribly wrong. But if you’re willing to give it all another chance, you can now do it from the comfort of your iPhone.
A new app called Hitch can add a little mystery to your mobile dating life by letting your friends set you up on virtual blind dates. Finally, you can look for love without the superficial swipes.
Love in the Time of Algorithms
Tinder may be the night, but this swiping app is for your morning coffee.
Buffer, a platform for sharing content and managing social media accounts, released a new app that adopts a Tinder-like approach to make it easy to find and share interesting news items.
The iOS app, Daily, displays headlines from various news outlets one at a time and allows users to read the story then swipe left to pass or right to share on social media.
People who complain that Tinder promotes shallow, superficial behavior can sod off now, because this copycat app purports to let users judge each other on personality before looks.
On Twine Canvas, users judge each other based on photo collages of their interests and a few sentences about themselves. The collage feature is inspired by Read More