Internet dating app Tinder gains popularity among university students

Internet dating app Tinder gains popularity among university students

Lisa Aragona/Daily Bruin Senior Staff

By Amy Lee

There’s a unique type of swiping happening on campus that doesn’t include dining halls.

According to a “hot or perhaps not” concept, Tinder is an on-line relationship app that matches people in the area by having users swipe directly to show interest or a swipe kept to reject. Since its inception 17 months ago, Tinder, as well as other online dating apps such as for example Grindr, Hinge and Twine, has already established a presence that is growing university campuses.

Produced by USC alumni and co-founders Sean Rad and Justin Mateen, Tinder was initially launched at universities, beginning at their alma mater. Continue reading «Internet dating app Tinder gains popularity among university students»