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tinder? but i just met her

Tinder Decides to Copy Snapchat Stories For Some Reason

Your new close friend? (Screengrab: iTunes)

Is it just us, or is every app trying to be more like Snapchat?

Tinder has jumped on the ephemeral messaging train with a new photo sharing feature called Moments, TechCrunch reports. The feature allows you to take or upload a photo — called a “moment” — and then broadcast it to all of your matches at once. If a match swipes right on your moment, the two of you can begin chatting. Read More

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Tinder-Inspired Web Series Releases Third Hilarious Episode

Mr. Hines plays party boy Kenny in the latest installment of "Local Attraction." (Screengrab: YouTube)

Going on a first date tonight? Rest assured it probably won’t be as painful as this one.

“Local Attraction,” the hilarious Tinder-inspired web series that’s already well exceeded its Kickstarter goal, released its third episode today.

In this installment, the talented Connor Hines (who also writes and directs the series) plays Kenny, a house music-loving party boy who’s “in between” jobs and currently working at Sephora. Amanda Shechtman plays Kenny’s date, Lisa, who makes documentaries about international crises. Read More

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Hilarious Tinder-Inspired Video Gets Funding to Become Full Web Series

Star-crossed lovers Whitney and Skye (Screengrab: YouTube)

People must like watching their worst dating nightmares play out onscreen, because the team behind the “Local Attraction” pilotthat hilarious video inspired by bad Tinder dates — has raised more than enough money on Kickstarter to fund the entire web series.

Connor Hines, who writes, directs and stars in the series, never expected “Local Attraction” to gain the widespread following it’s accumulated. But as the pilot episode started to draw in thousands of viewers — and then tens of thousands of viewers — he and his production team decided to launch a Kickstarter to turn the pilot into a high quality web series. Read More

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Glamour Pushes New Zosia Mamet Column With Tinder Stunt

Suspect. (Screengrab: Tinder)

Quirky actress Zosia Mamet appeared on yet another tech platform today. This time, though, the Girls star was hawking her Glamour magazine column instead of her folk band.

While swiping through the usual suspects for ongoing Tinder research, this reporter stumbled upon a photo of Zosia Mamet with “GLAMOUR Exclusive” superimposed. “GIRLS STAR ZOSIA MAMET ON WHAT MAKES YOU AWESOME,” the photo said. Read More

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Tinder Cofounder Swears App ‘Was Never Meant to be Used for Hooking Up’

Mr. Mateen (r) with Lauren Conrad ex, Jason Wahler, clearly networking. (Photo: Getty)

Tinder is an app that invites you to approve or reject someone of your sexual orientation based on a photo or three. If they’ve approved you, too, you’re invited to have a conversation, which may result in drinks or even coitus.

But its cofounder and CMO, Justin Mateen, swears in this Huffington Post interview, “It was never meant to be used for hooking up.”

In fact, the company recently did a poll and only “a tiny percentage” of users think that’s what Tinder is for.

Had the rest even heard of Tinder? Read More