Thought that guy you swiped left for bore an uncanny resemblance to your favourite Hollywood celeb?
Well, it just might have been your A-List beloved – particularly if his or her name sat next to a little blue tick.
And a recent Reddit thread revealed that the phrase you should never use in your Tinder profile is: ‘I made this account as a joke’. Girls like reading and if you don’t take the time to tell us a little bit about yourself that says a lot.’ ‘It’s a great way to keep your profile fresh, and give your potential matches insight into who you are.’ ‘You need a talking point – activity photos, like skiing or surfing, are good talking points. Say something interesting about something you saw on their profile.
Adding ‘if you’re a good cuddler, I might let you join my gang’ in his bio. In addition to common friends, Tinder now shows you when you and your match are in the same social circle, too. If you’re serious about finding someone, you’ll need to stay focussed. The ‘verification’ service is actually a porn website and will charge you £90 after you enter your credit card details for ‘age verification.’ Which definitely wasn’t what you wanted. He then said he had to go home to be there for his Ocado delivery.Your Tinder profile is made up of your first name, age, photos of your choice and any pages you’ve ‘liked’ on Facebook.You can also include your education and occupation in your bio.Tinder then finds you potential matches near your location (you can narrow it down by age and distance, too) and if they take your fancy, you swipe right to ‘like’ them. If they’ve also ‘liked’ you – then bingo, it’s a match and you can start messaging. You need a Facebook profile to be able to use the app. Thanks to an update, we have Tinder Online which you can now use on any device – including your laptop or, dare we say it, work computer.So if you need a break from spreadsheets and fancy a scroll, it’s totally possible without being glued to your phone. We know what you’re thinking: how on earth are we meant to create the perfect Tinder profile (right-swipeable obvs) to lure in our soul mate? So spend less time ordering your pics, and more time swiping for Mr or Mrs Right.If you become insatiable and want more, or if you don’t have Tinder Plus, simply buy a Boost any time you like.Tinder Boost has launched worldwide and the premise is: be seen by more people, get more matches. It even seems that some of our favourite celebs are happily swiping away.Dwayne can been seen sporting a fully fledged beard and man bun in his pictures, though with the possibility of a sequel on the cards he might not want to ditch the tracksuit just yet. Of course, once you’ve met your match there isn’t a 100% guarantee that you will get on like a house on fire. You’ll mutually agree you’d be ‘better off as a friends’ after one drink and call it a night. In September 2016, Tinder revealed the most right swiped jobs on the app i.e.the professions which gained the most interest from prospective dates. Well according the research, teaching is the most right swiped for females and lawyers were top for males.These latest Tinder updates come after a long line of game-changing extra functions in the last few years, including the development of Tinder online so that you can literally swipe anywhere.Here’s everything else you need to know about Tinder and how to maximise it.