Skip navigation! Story from Tech. We've been able to send GIFs on Tinder for just over a month now — and already, more than 20 million have been exchanged between users. The results are in: GIFs are a highly successful way to mack on your match.
Sixty percent of the time it works And a simple "Hey" is not going to cut it. How are people supposed to get your personal, one-of-a-kind vibe from a "Hey"? Recommended use: Test the waters on a bare profile with a good pun to see if your sense of humor aligns.
If you're a dating app regular, you know that a photo only says so much about yourself. But do you really want to go to the trouble of recording a whole video for people who could swipe left before you've even spoken a word? Tinder thinks there's a better balance between the two. It's launching a Loops feature that surprise adds two-second looping videos to your profile alongside the usual still shots. You just have to trim an existing video to portray yourself as a fun-loving party person or tender romantic.