Tinder. The UK’s most frequently used dating app. Everyone has heard of it, most of us have even tried it- but does anyone know how to use it properly? Well, you’re in luck.
You’re a self-respecting, stable and relatively proud person. Matching may require a huge emotional investment. Could this next match be the love of your life? Absolutely- so I’d recommend being excessively picky, swiping right only for a few special people, and drastically reducing your total number of matches.
You have 500 characters to sell the best things about you. Tell them about your interests, your hobbies, your… love of dogs? GO!
Or of course you could overthink your impending widespread judgement and cop out massively. Perhaps write an edgy sentence, a quote, or… nothing really.
CHOOSE GOOD PHOTOS
Individual photos are essential. People want to know who they’re swiping for. If you want to include a group photo or two to show that you really do have friends, I suppose that’s alright.
However, it’s probably best to avoid photos of you in your natural state. Keep pictures of you laughing with your friends after flunking a bowling shot in your camera roll. Who even goes bowling anyway?
Tinder is flawed. The shallow, seedy connotations associated with the app make self-advertising more pressured. Regardless, there’s a 100% chance of you failing to meet a good match if you neglect photos, bios and effort. So, at the risk of looking silly, be yourself, express yourself.
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