Tinder is a free social networking application for iPhone. It enables you to find people around you whom you may or may not know. It works on the concept of mutual liking. If the person you’ve liked, likes you back you have a match and then you can chat to that person right from the application. There are many options to configure what kind of people you are interested in.
You need to have a Facebook account for using Tinder and allow Tinder to use your profile photos, status updates and likes, interests from your Facebook profile. The functionality and the interface of the application is pretty simple.
How to find people using Tinder?
Once you login to Tinder using your Facebook profile, you are ready to go. Left sidebar has settings option from where you can decide regarding within which distance you want to search for people. It can be extended maximum up to 150km. You can also decide which age group of people you are interested in. It can vary from 18 years- 50+ years. You many also choose if you want to see men alone, women alone or both. Then there are options for vibration on notifications and so on.
When you are done selecting your preferences you are given with many suggestions by Tinder according to your selected choices. You get a profile photo of a person, his/her age and the number of photos they’ve decided to show on Tinder. You can tap on the profile photo to open up their Tinder profile, where you can swipe left or right to view all the photos uploaded. There is also a region showing you the common interests of you two depending on your Facebook likes. This will help you decide if you want to like that suggestion or pass that suggestion.
Similarly, there are many suggestions which can be liked or passed just by swiping their photos in the right or left respectively. Alternatively there are also two buttons at the bottom doing the same function.
You can also go to ‘Profile’ from the side bar and press edit to delete or add more photos of you from the account. Also, you can add some 500 words about you in your profile. The right sidebar maintains your chats and matches.
Online matching sites are coming up fast in today’s culture. This application is unique in the sense that you don’t force yourself over others and vice versa. You like some one anonymously and other do it the same way. When two people like each other, a match is generated and you can chat with that person within the application. If nothing serious, this application can be used for making friends and hooking up.
To get Tinder for iPhone free click this link here.