Take Down the Tiger Selfies

Posing next to a king of the jungle doesn’t make you one.

Tinder has always been about connecting with new people—and all of the fun that goes with it. We take pride in our awesome community of users, who are known for crafting the funniest, most entertaining profiles out there. However, we’ve noticed that sometimes people create profiles that are a bit too…savage.

It’s time for the tiger selfies to go. More often than not, these photos take advantage of beautiful creatures that have been torn from their natural environment. Wild animals deserve to live in the wild. PETA says now is

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Tap Into a New Look on Tinder

Welcome to a clean new design, inside and out.

Over the past few months, we’ve been hard at work refreshing the user experience. Today, we’re excited to start rolling out a more seamless way to navigate Tinder for our users around the world.

The Modern Touch

Now you can explore profiles more readily by tapping on the edge of a photo to navigate to the next photo and back again. When you tap the bottom of someone’s profile card, you’ll have a smooth transition to their complete profile view. It’s intuitive. It’s swift. It helps you find everything you want to know

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May I Have This Dance?

I’m of the music video generation, which is to say that much of my late pubescence and early adulthood is tinged with the memory of music on television.
Australia in the late seventies and early eighties saw the tipping point from English influence to American. Until, say, the end of the Vietnam War, our social organization (note the “Z”) reflected British mores – not a surprise considering the number of Poms around the place, all escaping the nuthouse they’d all created in Europe. From that point our rituals gradually took on a more American tone.
So it is with fondness and regret

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