Created by Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe, Bumble is designed to empower women to initiate conversations.Similar to Tinder, users swipe to connect with a match and mutual connections are added to each other's "hive" of connections.Like Hinge, the app obtains your Facebook information and connects you with friends of friends in your network.Somewhat similar to Bumble's timeframe, users have but 24 hours to "like" or "pass" before their match expires. But which apps should you pursue and which should you delete from your phone? Using your Facebook network, Hinge pairs you with friends of friends to find someone who isn't a Bumble is not only Tinder's less sleazy sister, it's also jam packed with girl power and is perfect for guys who find hitting on girls to be stressful and/or unsuccessful.
The filtering mechanisms on these dating sites similarly emphasize the importance age takes in the minds of young match-seekers, with all users asked to specify the age range they are seeking, with many choosing ridiculously narrow ranges (e.g. ) Adults over 55 are far more flexible in their approach to companionship.
Take a quick look at the Tinder user interface to the left.
What stands out as the most important aspect of a person when determining if you may be a potential match? With Tinder (and pretty much every other online dating system on the market today) the photo is all-important.
This means that there are more seniors and baby boomers than ever before looking for some companionship to fill the void of their prior partner.
Because no matter how old you get, one thing about human nature never changes: nobody likes feeling lonely.