Unlike with Pure or Tinder, everyone is free to message everyone else (though, there is a block function for creeps).
You are shown a headshot of another Tinder user who is currently nearby: Swipe right if you’re interested, swipe left if you aren’t.
If two Tinderers are mutually interested, a chat box opens so that they can get to know each other.
We’ve listed seven matchmaking apps that college students are using now.
Here’s where Cupid’s arrow is flying in 2013: Tinder - Probably the buzziest dating app out there, Tinder is like a location-based “hot or not” for the i Phone or Android.
These apps are available first (or only) on smartphones; rely heavily on serendipity and the immediate proximity of fellow users; and deliver quick acceptance or dismissal, rather than courtships gamed out over lengthy questionnaires that are aimed at predicting longer-term compatibility.The apps are also more geared toward short-term hookups than the traditional dating sites.