It's one of the most popular lifestyle apps with over 10 million daily active users.For the uninitiated, Tinder is a mobile dating app that allows users to locate other singles in their geographic area. They can then start viewing photos of other users who match their age, gender, and location criteria.
The most common motives for using Tinder: it's exciting and it's trendy.
Tinder can also be used to fulfill more general social needs.
Both studies showed that the trendiness and excitement of the app were larger drivers of its use than motivations that relate to what most users believe to be its purpose (dating, sex).
Yes/No; Free basic profile members can still see photos, edit profiles, search, use discussion board.
Paid members can freely message, start discussion thread, no daily limit of discussion board entries. Members only see intersection of what they are looking for and what other members are looking for. Free messaging and status posting for undergraduates (5 messages/day limit).