I bet in the future when you Google a synonym for hookups, Tinder will just pop up.
Our Rating: 4/5
Available on: iOS, Android and Web
Tinder is a dating app which is essentially a 'hot or not' game. By swiping right and left to either accept or dismiss suggested profiles based on your preferences. You then get to choose who you want to chat with of those you've accepted and, if you hit it off on a good note, eventually get to meet them in the flesh.
Tinder has changed the mobile dating game with its simplicity and has generated over 9 million matches since its launch. Regardless of why it receives so much publicity, the casual hookup app remains popular and relevant with a massive 25 million users and over 1 million paid up subscribers for Tinder Plus.
To register on Tinder is quite easy as you only require a Facebook account. To signup, you have to authorise your Facebook account and accept the terms and conditions including to allow the app to use your location. Tinder will pull your name, age, and profile picture. A few simple taps are all that's required to you create your profile and you are ready to start swiping.
The interface is real easy to understand, you also have the option to connect your Instagram account and display your feed on your Tinder profile. You get to Super Like and Tinder Boost to increase your chance of matching with the other fellow Tinder users.When you essentially get a match you can start a conversation with the person and see where it leads.
Tinder uses your location, and in your settings, you can set a limit to a number of people you can find in the area around you. You can also rearrange your pictures to make your favourite picture your profile pic to get more likes.
Tinder is an easy way to meet new people online and is free to download. Just be safe out there and enjoy swiping till you find the right match!