Research + News | Topic: Tinder
May 17, 2019
Tinder Dating Among Teens: When Swipe-Right Culture Goes To High School
The massively popular dating app claims to block underage users. The only workaround? Lying. And everyone is doing it. Read the article here.
Feb 20, 2019
Tinder And Seven Other Dating Apps Teens Are Using
When you ask a couple how they met, it’s pretty common for them to answer, “On the Internet”. So, it’s no surprise that online dating has trickled down to teens. Read the article here.
Aug 27, 2018
Tinder Is Rolling Out A College-Only Service, Tinder U
The functionality is exactly the same as regular Tinder, although the UI looks slightly different: a badge depicting users’ universities will be displayed on their main profile image. Read the article here.
May 29, 2017
‘Tinder For Teens’? The Dark Side Of A Teen App Called ‘Yellow’
In the App store, Yellow is billed as an easy and free way to build friends. Safety experts see it as an easy and free way to connect with total strangers. Learn more about the app here.
Nov 16, 2016
Tinder Now Has 40 Gender Options
“A lot of the time, dating apps make some pretty unfair assumptions about exactly who you’re looking for, and sometimes even who you are. While some dating apps are set up to match men with men or women with women and different combinations of that, a lot of dating apps aren’t set up for the reality of who’s using them.” Read the full article here.
Aug 12, 2016
Kids Bored with Facebook? What to Know About Their New Favorite Sites
Gone are the days of Facebook as a one-stop shop for all social-networking needs. While it may seem more complicated to post photos on Instagram, share casual moments on Snapchat, text on WhatsApp, and check your Twitter feed throughout the day, tweens and teens love the variety. Read the full article here.
Aug 4, 2016
Now Teenagers Have Their Own Version of Tinder
Tinder recently banned teenagers, but that doesn’t mean that their swiping days are over. An app called Spotafriend mimics the Tinder experience, but is exclusively available for teenagers between the ages of 13-19.
Read the article here.
Jun 10, 2016
Tinder Is Banning (Most of) The Teens Next Week
The dating app Tinder will ban all users under 18 starting next week. That’s a big change from its earlier policy, which allowed anyone over 13 to use the app — albeit only with other users who were also under 18. Read the article here.