Tinder is still on top as the most popular of all the best sex apps, and 2017 has seen the numbers of Tinder’s paid users rocketing to 476,000 singletons subscribing for premium access.We’re expecting an even bigger spike during winter’s cuffing season.Whereas if you’re just looking for hookups, you probably aren’t interested in telling your life story to your potential matches.Match also has an existing infrastructure for moderating a massive amount of user-generated content, so throwing video into the mix will not be back-breaking amount of work.Your Tinder profile is made up of your first name, age, photos of your choice and any pages you’ve ‘liked’ on Facebook.You can also include your education and occupation in your bio.There’s no doubt that moving into video is a big gamble for Match.They’re certainly not the first app to offer a video platform, but as of now they’re the first of the massive dating apps to take on this particular beast.
Stories comes on the heels of another successful product launch earlier this year: Missed Connections, which matches you based on locations you've both frequented. Somewhere around 60 percent of users have opted into it since its debut in January, and Ginsberg has similarly high expectations for Stories.
Research shows that there are 50 million active users on Tinder who check their accounts 11 times per day and spend an average of 90 minutes per day on the app.
And if you’re all too familiar with the perils of Tinder, we’ve charted the 12 most soul-destroying things about internet dating. It finds your location using GPS, then uses your Facebook information to create your profile but don’t worry – nothing about Tinder will ever be posted to Facebook.
Anything we can do to give people a better picture of their chemistry, we’ll do." As the millennials who came of age on Tinder age and get more serious about settling down, they’re a real get for any app.
Offering them a real way to read chemistry without having to invest the time and energy of actually meeting IRL could be enough to make them take a second look at the old standard.