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Rad and Mateen had known each other since they were 14.They later attended USC together and entered the Internet entrepreneurship field.Sorting Through Your Feelings Coping with Heartache Moving On Community Q&A Having a friend date your crush can be a difficult social situation to navigate.With your feelings, as well as those of your friend and your crush on the line, it can be extremely difficult to be sure what the right course of action is to take.The site also has verified profiles for public figures, so that celebrities and other public figures can verify they are who they are when using the app.Instead of swiping right for a profile, the user swipes up.Rad has stated that the impetus for the app was his observation that "no matter who you are, you feel more comfortable approaching somebody if you know they want you to approach them." He believed that a "double opt-in" system could be created to potentially alleviate that stress.Rad has also stated that Tinder filled a gap for social sites for meeting strangers, rather than connecting with people a user already knows.
Initially, instead of a swiping motion, users would click on either a green "heart" or red "o Xo" to select or move on from the photos shown.In November 2016, Tinder introduced more options for users to select their gender.In the app's settings, users have the option to type a word that suits their gender identity.Using Facebook, Tinder is able to build a user profile with photos that have already been uploaded.
Basic information is gathered and the users' social graph is analyzed.
The main companion site for Tinder has been Facebook, as Tinder users connect their Facebook profile to their Tinder accounts for verification and profile details.