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How to Use Tinder’s New Safety Features for LGBTQ+ Travelers

Dating apps can be great for mingling while you’re traveling, but they can also be a major security risk. That’s why Tinder is rolling out a new “Traveler Alert” feature that was developed in collaboration with the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex Association (ILGA) to protect LGBTQ+ users in…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Tinder makes festival hookups easier with new feature

Many people dream of finding a fling to share special moments with at a music festival. Tinder has heard these desires—and also seen them via usage patterns on their platform during said events—and has accordingly launched a new ‘Festival Mode’ in partnership with Live Nation and AEG. Quite a few major festivals have joined on […]

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How To Tell Someone You’re In An Open Relationship

Open relationship, ethical non-monogamy, polyamory, monogamish: there are so many words for telling someone that when it comes right down to it, you’re dating someone else. Here’s how to do so in a way that is respectful of their time and energy.Read more… Continue Reading at

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Hundreds of popular apps are secretly tracking everything you do on your phone

Uber, Tinder, Skype, Twitter, Spotify, and Snapchat are keeping tabs on their users. Researchers from Yale University’s Privacy Lab have discovered that these popular apps contain hidden trackers that observe all that app users do on their phones, unbeknownst to the cellular users. The researchers indicate that such hidden tracker monitoring is likely a widespread […]

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The Future of Online Dating Is Unsexy and Brutally Effective

When I give the dating app LoveFlutter my Twitter handle, it rewards me with a 28-axis breakdown of my personality: I’m an analytic Type A who’s unsettlingly sex-focused and neurotic (99th percentile). On the sidebar where my “Personality Snapshot” is broken down in further detail, a section called “Chat-Up Advice”…Read more… Continue Reading at

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How to Make Your Online Dating Profile More Swipe-able

Online dating is, for lack of a better phrase, freaking exhausting. I’d be lying if I said I enjoyed using Tinder, Bumble, and the like, but dating in this modern age without them is almost unheard of. I’ve heard several people describe their dating-app experience as “video game like,” which is kind of disheartening,…Read more… […]

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