Tinder Launches Animated Reactions

Announced today, a suite of Tinder Reactions offers ways to respond to messages on the dating app with a little humor. Part of their “Menprovement Initiative,” Tinder is encouraging women to offer immediate feedback to their would-be dates. In a blog post, the team at Tinder says, “We created Tinder Reactions so that our users can give instant feedback—both positive as well as constructive—to those …

Wingman Dating App Puts Your Pals in Control

Yet another dating app is available on your smartphone, but this time it’s substantially different. Instead of swiping left or right yourself, Wingman (thought up by London-based Tina Wilson) puts your pals in control. More of a matchmaking app than a dating one, “singles can’t create their own profiles or connect themselves with people” so you better trust your friends a bunch. There are a …

Tinder Allowing More Gender Options

In a blog post from Tinder yesterday, the dating app announced it’s introducing more gender options for users—meaning everybody can identify authentically. In the post, the company outlines just how easy it is: “When you tap ‘I Am’ and select ‘More’ you can type a word that describes your gender identity. You can also select to be shown in searches which best reflect your identity.” …