Shiver Me Tinder

By: Nathan Cooper | @nathancooperstu

Tinder is a location based mobile dating sensation that has been around for a couple of years now. The app was first released in 2012 and has continued to gain popularity as time has gone on. The app allows people to swipe and connect with other people that swipe them back.

Whenever something is going well it is only natural for people to want grow it, but what is in the future for tinder? According to a recent article from BBC news, tinder is looking to have artificial intelligence be able to set you up on a date. The creator says that you’d be able to talk to Siri and she would be able to set you up on a date and find people that you might be attracted to.


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I do not know think this a good step forward. I believe that this only further takes out the human aspect of relations and relationships. There is nothing organic about that process, but sadly I think it is something a lot of people might be into. I suppose only time will truly tell.


Lee, Dave. “Tinder wants AI to set you up on a date.” BBC News. BBC, 22 Feb. 2017. Web. 27 Feb. 2017.

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