Alexandria Lira’s NSFW “F*CKBOYS” Portraits

At East Hampton's Roman Fine Art, an exhibition of subjects found on Tinder

After matching on Tinder, Brooklyn-based artist Alexandria Lira informs swipers that she’s interested in photographing them. Lira then captures nude or partially nude scenes of her matches sprawled out in beds, chairs or couches. These scenes are then printed on large-scale canvases and painted with oils. Lira chooses the color palette for the painting based on the emotional temperature she reads from the subjects. Each …

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 …

Interview: Ankur Jain, Founder of Kairos Society + VP of Product at Tinder

The serial entrepreneur discusses global challenges and his strategy for the next generation to address them

From the Innovation Board of the X-Prize Foundation to the World Economic Forum’s select group of Young Global Leaders, Ankur Jain has proven to be more than a serial entrepreneur with an understanding of tech needs. In 2014, we spoke with Jain to discuss Humin, a contact aggregating app that allowed for seamless communication across many forms of smartphone communication. When Tinder acquired Humin, Jain …