What Is Tinder?
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Tinder was launched in within startup incubator Hatch Labs,   a joint venture of IAC and mobile development firm Xtreme Labs. Sean Rad and Justin Mateen had known each other from the age of Both come from Jewish-Iranian families in the Los Angeles area,   and both attended the University of Southern California and became online entrepreneurs at the same time. Rad has said the impetus for Tinder's creation was his observation that "no matter who you are, you feel more comfortable approaching somebody if you know they want you to approach them. Rad has also said Tinder filled a gap in the availability of social platforms for meeting strangers, rather than connecting with people a user already knows. Tinder was seeded at numerous college campuses and quickly expanded to additional campuses. In March , Tinder's social media director Alexa Mateen, who spearheaded Tinder's college campus expansion, said the app offered a "chance to meet people you wouldn't normally meet".
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THE dating app Tinder now has millions of users looking for love and has helped thousands of people find their perfect partner. Here's what you need to know. Tinder is a free app available on both iOS and Android that allows users to view potential suitors within a pre-determined radius and age bracket - ranging from 18 upwards.