Tinder vs Grindr: Which one can get you hotter dates?

Luca Vaccino
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Behavioral scientists have been trying to understand why dating in the 21st century works like it does.

They have found that we often prefer to date people with similar characteristics to ourselves, or people who are clever or assertive or funny or attractive.

These are the characteristics we judge people on when we are first meeting them. We wonder: “Would I want to go out with this person?”

A Clever Dating Application Can Use This Non-Conscious but Predictable Behavior against Us

Tinder is attractive to 37% of 18 to 35-year-olds. Grindr is very attractive to 18% of 18 to 34-year-olds.

This data is from a recent survey of over 2000 eligible people. It’s surprising they’re only 37% and 18%, respectively, but these results show that you can design an algorithm that uses what everyone already wants—sex—to find potential dates.

Tinder and Grindr use this behavior to get us to meet new people. So, the question is: What if an Indian dating app could use the same algorithm to get people to date Indians?

And what if they also used this same algorithm to get Indians to vote for Narendra Modi?

More information on Tinder:

Tinder is an online dating app that allows users to browse through a database of potential matches.

Once a user sifts through the profiles on the app, he/she is able to select which person he/she wants to chat with.

Different users can make selections based on profile; age, sexual orientation, etc.

Users can also look at someone’s profile based on geographic location.

After the match is made, users are able to chat with the person they want to talk to.

Tinder’s most unique aspect is that profiles are limited to a single picture and very small amount of information about users.

Tinder was founded by Sean Rad, Justin Mateen and Jonathan Badeen in the summer of 2012.

By 2014, Tinder was the most downloaded dating app and had 70 million users.

It operates in 196 countries and is available for smartphones, tablets and PCs.

It’s a great app that allows people to chat and meet people in the real world.

Grindr, meanwhile, is a very popular mobile app that features gay profiles, chat rooms and special group events in 225 countries.

It was founded in 2009 and has grown to become quite popular.

It has a similar layout to Tinder, allowing users to connect with other men to meet.