What is Tinder app? - My9 New Jersey

What is Tinder app?

Posted: Updated:
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.



  • Today on Good DayToday on Good DayMore>>

  • Estelle returns with 'uplifting' album

    Estelle returns with 'uplifting' album

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-09-09 16:49:24 GMT
    Grammy award winner Estelle is back on the scene after being immersed in her soon-to-drop new album. “True Romance' is where I've been for the past year,” said Estelle. The London native's fourth studio album is being described by music critics as ‘inspirational' and ‘uplifting.' It's due in stores on Nov. 4.
    Grammy award winner Estelle is back on the scene after being immersed in her soon-to-drop new album. “True Romance' is where I've been for the past year,” said Estelle. The London native's fourth studio album is being described by music critics as ‘inspirational' and ‘uplifting.' It's due in stores on Nov. 4.
  • Richard Lewis' 30 years of neurotic humor

    Richard Lewis' 30 years of neurotic humor

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-09-09 16:02:06 GMT
    Comedian Richard Lewis and 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' creator Larry David go way back.  "We went to camp (as kids), hated him, never saw him again. I started at the Improv, no longer here, and he was a fan. I was drinking back then and I said 'I hate you.' We had a fistfight at a bar and we bonded. We love each other and yet we annoy each other," said Lewis. The pair was quite the comedic duo on the hit HBO show.
    Comedian Richard Lewis and 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' creator Larry David go way back.  "We went to camp (as kids), hated him, never saw him again. I started at the Improv, no longer here, and he was a fan. I was drinking back then and I said 'I hate you.' We had a fistfight at a bar and we bonded. We love each other and yet we annoy each other," said Lewis. The pair was quite the comedic duo on the hit HBO show.

  • Nicky Hilton's '365 Style' method

    Nicky Hilton's '365 Style' method

    Monday, September 8 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-09-08 17:35:05 GMT
    Fashion designer Nicky Hilton has been immersed in the industry since childhood when she began creating jewelry and accessories.  The New Yorker and recently engaged socialite is sharing her strategy to building a wardrobe in the new book, '365 Style.' Hilton follows the 365 method which she invented.

    Fashion designer Nicky Hilton has been immersed in the industry since childhood when she began creating jewelry and accessories.  The New Yorker and recently engaged socialite is sharing her strategy to building a wardrobe in the new book, '365 Style.' Hilton follows the 365 method which she invented.

Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices