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What is Tinder app?

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MYFOXNY.COM - The smartphone application Tinder has been described as an easy and fast way to connect. But is it promoting quick hook-ups and casual relationships?

Good Day tackled the question with Chris Dessi, a social media expert; and Tracy Steinberg, a 'dateologist.'

"It is articulating that there is dating site burnout. It’s very visceral. It’s like the 'gamification' of dating. But then it’s like normal dating, you walk into a bar and say: yes, no; yes, no," said Dessi.

"The beauty is you get the yes before you even make the approach," said Steinberg.

Tinder pulls content from your Facebook profile. It already uses photos that you have out there. It tends to appeal to younger, social media savvy people.

No one knows you’ve been rejected. You only know when you’ve been ‘liked.’

“The essence of tender is that’s quick and easy. If you’re looking for something deeper than what they look like then Tinder is probably not for you,” said Greenberg.



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