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Yet, where Tinder acts as a gateway app for some daters (from which they move onto apps more aligned with their specific desires), for others it remains the best of the bunch.
When Samantha Karjala started using apps to meet more people in her small Northeastern town, she was annoyed at what they implied.
“To start with, the fact that I was on there looking for hot and fun people to hook up with, and anyone I matched with was looking for the same, meant that I got to skip the awkward first few dates,” she tells me.
“It also meant that I knew what I was in for, so I was never worried about someone suddenly becoming a slimeball.
“I’ve held onto Tinder because it’s used more internationally,” she says.
“I used to travel abroad alone for work a lot and would just get super bored.
“I don’t like to tell people how we met,” she says of her fiancé.
She noted that the app immediately felt easier than Tinder or Bumble.At the time of download, she was single and recovering from a bad breakup.She used Tinder and Bumble for regular dating, but hated the experience.And because, as we've established, the dating rigamarole kind of sucks in general, that means a lot of people have opinions about it.But you have to hand it to Tinder, they really did change the game (for better or worse).