They both come from Jewish-Iranian families from Los Angeles. 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. 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 "X" to select or move on from the photos shown.
Sorry Teens, Your Tinder Party Is Over
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Tinder Bans Users Under 18 Tinder competitor Bumble, meanwhile, publicly shamed a user for misogynistic messages. June 9, 9: Tech-savvy teens will have to find a new way to make personal connections: Tinder is reportedly barring users under the age of Since its launch in , the social network has allowed everyone 13 years and older, matching teenagers with others in the same age range.
Tinder is banning under 18s - previous limit was 13
Social media Tinder is banning under 18s after concerns about children below the age of consent using the dating app. From next week, users under the age of 18 will be blocked from using the app, which is currently available to anyone aged 13 and over with a Facebook account. A spokesman said the company has a "responsibility" for its users and, after assessing its policy since the beginning of the year, "we have decided to discontinue service for under 18 users".