Digital Media Concepts/Tinder

Tinder (American) Network Technology and a geosocial networking and, an online application. It is used as a dating service. It allows users to use swiping motion to like or dislike other users. Once two users are matched it allows them to chat and meet up anywhere they want. As of September 12, 2012, tinder had 50 million users in 2019, and was the largest and first famous dating app in the world.

Tinder logo
Size of Company+200
Founded bySean Rad, Jonathan Badeen, Justin Mateen, Witney Wolfe
Typic of CompanySocial Media

Concepts edit

Tinder was founded by Sean Rad, Jonathan Badeen, Justin Mateen, Joe Munoz, Dinesh Moorjani, and Whitney Wolfe, to help users find the ability to meet hundreds of people within the same age range in their area. When the buyer determines getting the app, they can download it for free from the app store. The user must sign up and enter valid phone number and age to have an account that abides with Tinder's regulation. A confirmation code will be sent to the user's phone by text and the user must input the code into the app to continue. To build your account the user has the option of adding up to six pictures, a description (bio), and an anthem (current favorite song). Then the app displays a stack of potential matches within the range the user has selected, the user swipes left if they are not interested in the person, swipes right if they are interested, or swipe up (super swipe) if they are really interested. Every user gets up to 100 swipes per 12-hour period if they want to go over the limit they have the option of purchasing a premium subscription.To purchase a premium membership transaction can be made through the apple store or play store. costs $19.99 per month . The user also has the alternative choices of buying a subscription of 12 months for $12.50 per month or for 6 months at $18.83 per month. .[1]

Development History edit

On December 2011, Sean rad, Jonathan Badeen, Justin Mateen, Joe Munoz, Whitney Wolfe , and Chris Gylczynski came up with the idea for Tinder

In 2012, Tinder targeted college campuses first, with 90 percent of users ranging from the ages of 18 to 24.[2]

in 2013, tinder goes live for Android devices

On March, 2014 Tinder’s demographic has expanded to where only about 50 percent are in college, and the rest of the userbase is comprised of

other ages and it hits one billion matches.

Application edit

Tinder is an online dating application that was released on September 12, 2012 it could be purchased on any smart devices. After downloading the app users have to create a profile by entering age, gender, and a small bio but, The minimum age requirement is 18  if under the age of 18 tinder will automatically block the screen and sign you out for the amount of time that shows on the screen. It also allows users to like or dislike others profiles based on their photoes and information. onces two users are matched they can exchange messages and set up a date to meet up to know each other more in person[3].

Safety edit

Tinder users has a panic alarm button if they feel unsafe on a date. Users are able to input details about their date and share location services so the app could track them, and hit a panic alarm for the need of emergency.

Differences between Tinder and Bumble edit

Approach edit

Bumble has the exact same concept to Tinder in terms of matching. However, in Bumble when a match is formed not any of the two people can initiate the conversation, only the female can choose to initiate. If she chooses to respond within 24 hours the male can respond otherwise the conversation disappears.

Price edit

Bumble is comparatively more expensive then tinder with one week starting at $8.99 to one month starting at $24.99.

Verification edit

The verification of Bumble is much more secure than Tinder's. To be verified in Bumble, user must submit a selfie showing their face to the app. If app can match the face to your photos than you account will be successfully verified displaying a blue check mark on your profile. In Tinder, the app only allows users to submit their email address and to confirm their account by clicking a link via their email.

Bio edit

Bumble displays the user profile in much different manner compared to Tinder. Instead of swiping through a user's pictures and reading their bio like in Tinder, Bumble allows you to swipe down a user's profile that shows their pictures and answers to preselected questions that Bumble chooses. Both apps allow you to link your Instagram and Spotify account.

References edit

  1. "Tinder Information, Statistics, Facts and History - Dating Sites Reviews". Retrieved 2020-03-05.
  2. "Sutori". Retrieved 2020-03-10.
  3. Paul, Kari. "From 53 matches to 4 dates: What a month on Tinder is really like". MarketWatch. Retrieved 2020-03-10.