Since 2012, Tinder has been matching singles based on their social profiles and geographic location. Both users must “swipe right” before being matched and are then able to chat within the app.
It launched in 1995 and is now available in 24 different countries.
Members set up a profile, upload photos and can then search through profiles to find a good match.
Most dating sites have become extremely good about policing their members for negative or unsafe behavior.
There are several sites that offer additional levels of security including background checks and photo verification.
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