You can also say a few words (up to 500 characters) to describe yourself.
2 miles or 10 miles), how long ago they were active on Tinder (i.e.
1 hour or 2 days ago), as well as an “about” section where people can leave a little information about themselves (or not much at all besides “hi”).
If you have common interests or friends on Facebook, those will appear below the photos.
You can scroll through various matches if you’d like, touching the “X” for no or swiping left (meaning you’re not interested) and touching the heart on the right for yes, or swiping right.
Once you mutually approve of each other, you and your Tinder match can communicate.
Celebrities are joining Tinder along with the millions of other daters downloading the app.
It’s become a part of TV shows about single people, including Girls and The Mindy Kaling Project.
As The Huffington Post noted, Tinder has become so popular “it is now a verb.” Part of its appeal is the fact that Tinder is not a lonely endeavor like online dating can be, where you sit in front of a computer sorting through profiles and creating your own.
Described by some news outlets as “the next Facebook,” it has made the concept of both mobile and online dating more socially acceptable.