Tinder revolutionized the dating world when it was launched five years ago. But, in drastically streamlining the attraction process, and entirely by accident, Tinder became the skeleton key to unlocking data on racism in America. Black women and Asian men make up two demographics that have been long stigmatized as not-ideal sexual and romantic partners. Established in , a whole six years prior to Tinder, the dating site OKCupid ensured its longevity when it sought help from Tinder in to implement the swipe into its own platform. It was a year later when OKCupid founder Christian Rudder published Datacylsm , a book which collects illustrated data visualizations with stats from OKC user profiles. The book offers incredible insight into topics like our habits, our political beliefs, our speech patterns — and the assumptions many people still make about entire populations.
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By Erica Tempesta For Dailymail. The popular dating app Tinder has been transformed into a tool to combat domestic violence with a new social media campaign reminding women that 'even the most promising of relationships can get ugly in an instant'. Dating game: A new campaign uses Twitter to raise awareness for domestic violence by creating fake profiles for 'abusers'. Clever trick: As users swipe through the fictional abuser's photo album, they see how he gets increasingly violent to the point where he is throwing punches. According to statistics, a woman is domestically abused every nine seconds in the United States, and the campaign notes that violence can come from men who may have seemed like a perfect match at the start of a relationship. Smart thinking: The ad agency chose to put their campaign on Tinder because it is the place where women are looking for potential partners in the mobile era.
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A London woman tired of men on dating apps demanding sex, nudes and the occasional foot photo has brilliantly called them out in a hilarious melody. In videos shared on her profile, Carewe-Jeffries appears at her piano, singing a fierce takedown of the Tinder fiends. In her first video, viewed over 7. A screengrab of the conversation shows it began sweetly, the pair exchanging the lyrics to Journey's 'Don't Stop Believin', before descending into perverted chaos. Reading the man's message to music, Carewe-Jeffries sings, "Well I know this is kinda weird and pushy haha, but would you like to have sex with me?
You know, so that I can test whether squirting is actually peeing and collect flowback samples from vaginas. Well, not so. But the difference between then and now is this — with the tremendous increase in popularity of the app, the influx of girls coming on board comprises a ton of chicks who treat this whole swiping thing as a game. Yeah, for people to compete with their friends how many matches they can get when they are bored on a lonely night at the bar. For people to boost their egos, seek attention, cock-tease you with no intention of ever meeting up.