Hinge Dating App: A Guide By Those Who Love And Hate It
The 23-year-old also agreed with the idea that it is more about relationships than sex, than other apps
The modern world of dating is a confusing place – not only do we have to contend with thirst traps, ghosting and breadcrumbing, but we’re living this reality online. Why walk up to someone in a bar when you could be head down in your phone, swiping right on a random face in a catalogue of strangers?
Or so the wisdom goes. So we wanted to ask the people who use these apps to talk us through them: the good, the bad, and the one with fuckboys. First up: Hinge.
Hinge sells itself as the only app on the market supposedly “made” https://datingranking.net/local-hookup/madison/ for dating: a spokesperson says the app’s USP is that you will get dates, rather than one night stands or friendly pen pals. And not only does it vow your diary will be jam-packed but it also tries to avoid leaving you in dead-end chats by building your profile around a mini Q&A so people have easy conversation icebreakers.
It also recently added a unique feature called ‘We Met’ that invites users to share how their dates went and use this information to inform future matches. Does taking lived experience into account puts the app ahead of other offerings on the dating market? Continue Reading