A guide to help people who accidentally swiped left
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I first discovered Tinder when I was studying at the university. All my guy friends where huddled as we wait for time to pass by to go to our next class.
As the nosy friend, I felt obligated to put down my book and take a peek in to what the guys were doing and noticed a series of pictures of women as one of them swipe the screen.
Tinder was just on the verge of booming back then, now it has become the most popular dating application worldwide.
I must admit, the thought of online dating sounded sketchy to me at first but with the constant nagging of my friends to date, I tried it out.
What is Tinder?
As stated on their website, Tinder is one of the world?s most popular dating sites for meeting new people and is the largest community of singles in the world with 20 billion matches to date and sparking 26 million matches per day.
How do I use Tinder?
Tinder offers a simple system in finding someone, who knows, maybe the love of your life is on Tinder.
After you sign up and filled out all the necessary things, you can see pictures of your preferred sex. You can change it to your liking in the settings.
Also, if you?re keen on meeting people, you can also change the distance radius of people you want to pop on your screen.
The application has a simple mechanism: swipe right to indicate that you like someone and swipe left to pass. If someone likes you back, then it?s a match!
Personal experience with Tinder
I have met up twice with people on Tinder since I?ve started using it. I know there have been reports about creepy ass people on there, but honestly, both of them turned out fine.
Maybe I?m the weirdo.
The first person I met, I had a relationship for three years. Who knew, right? I?m a living testament that you can actually meet a decent guy on Tinder.
The second person I met, I really liked. I don?t think he was that into me. We went out a few times then it all went downhill from there.
Now, if you?re familiar with Tinder, you know that sometimes you would accidentally swipe left even though you like the person on screen. The mistake is usually made during mindless swiping.
I know I have regretted swiping left, once it made me Google: ?how to find someones tinder account??
For those of you who felt like the person you swiped left could be the love of your life, you maybe asking:
Can I search a specific person on Tinder?
According to their website, Tinder allows you to search your matches but it does not employ a general search feature.
You can search through your list of matches by pressing the message button icon on the main screen of the app, then pull down the screen until the search bar shows up and type in their first name.
Here is the other way you can find a certain name; this tutorial will show you how you can find a specific name on Tinder.
It?s relatively easy and I?ll break it down into a 4 step process:
- Create a new Tinder account that has not yet swiped the Tinder name you are trying to find.
- Get a copy of ?Fake GPS?, and set your location to match theirs as closely as possible. Configure your settings search to a 1 mile radius.
- Swipe left to avoid hitting Tinder?s rate limit until you find the name you are looking for.
4. At this point when you have found them, swipe right carefully to avoid doing all that work again.
If they swipe right, then congratulations. You not only have found them, but you have undeniable proof they are actively using the app.
This is a time intensive process especially in cities with dense populations such as Seattle, Los Angeles, and Portland.
Online applications like Tinder definitely has revolutionized the world of dating.
The above guide is intended to help you in using Tinder and maybe finding the Bonnie to your Clyde.
Now you know the answer to the question, ?how to find someone?s Tinder profile?, don?t use it to be creepy.
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