This begs the question: The discrepancy between supply and demand in the dating culture on campus is curious.Whether the cause is a clique-y social climate—or the fact that Brown students are over-committed little bitches who just can’t handle a romantic commitment right now, thank you very much—is the subject for another relevant study (fit that in between the CPax popularity questions).And the site now has a matching feature that will help you find other groups. Sachs says Ignighter has submitted an i Phone app to Apple for approval.That might drive new users or help with location-based group dating.” Two years ago, the found that roughly half of respondents identified as single “with no hookups or partners to complicate that situation” (luv the delicate phrasing), with a quarter saying that they were hooking up non-exclusively to some degree.Interestingly enough, in a separate question, over half of the respondents claimed that when it came to sex and romance, what they really wanted was good old-fashioned, one-on-one exclusivity.But the company will need a lot more traffic than that to make any real money -- especially from online advertising, its current revenue model.On Wednesday, Tinder announced it would be unveiling yet another world-changing feature to its dating and hookup app: a group-dating feature.
Dan had complained of awkward starts when texting strangers, so I offered to lend my expertise in shamelessness and innuendo.
It’s unclear what the “new adventure” is that Tinder refers to—perhaps it looks like two groups of friends uncomfortably standing around at a bar, every person individually swiping through Tinder on their own phone and not speaking.
Early Tinder Social users have made a discovery even more uncomfortable than the premise of going on a group date with a bunch of people you and your friends collectively deemed passable on Tinder: the group feature shows a list of your Facebook friends that use Tinder, and lets you see their profiles.
“We show the nuances of communication,” says Stout, through a sign interpreter.
“And we use our expressions to show our feelings, and show that we are happy or sad or concerned or upset, just like you can hear those nuances in a person’s voice.” And signers can talk fast, says Stout, at up to 200 words per minute.