Final 8 Sources

Using Tinder in Your Hometown Is Like Visiting an Alternate Reality

The author of this source is Helena Fitzgerald. Posted by The Atlantic. She has did an alternate route and interviewed a few people who are in for the holidays or visiting their hometowns. The reason why I tagged this post is because it is different from my other sources that I have used. This points out the fact that older and mature people in their early thirties are not on this app to just hook up. People are not just finding love either. Tinder is not as serious as it millennials think it is. Adults really use it to meet new people when they are traveling and some just sees this app as a game.

A 31 year-old straight woman who just got out of medical school and is in her residency said, “You know it can’t be anything serious, because you’re going home in a few days, so if you open up the app, it’s more as a game than anything else.”

A Political Ad Has Turned to Tinder, Because That’s Where the Millennials Are

This just took a whole new turn in connecting my idea of Tinder with work and jobs. This just got political! Never would have connected this part to being political but now they are extending the app to show advertisement when you are swipping. This is written by Rebecca Nelson and it really shows how the government is trying o show millennials the new way of being educated about politics. A new way in showing information to people who don’t care much or look into politics anymore. In the article, it says,””Mark Udall’s votes for higher taxes and invasive Obamacare were lefty swipes at America’s youth,” the ad’s narrator says, imploring viewers to tweet their opposition to the tax bill at the senator.”. I would really like to know more about this part of advertisement because people are actually using the app to put advitisment targeting the younger generations that use the app. Rebecca most likely wrote this to show that Tinder is an awesome way to give out ads to educated to convince people to vote and to like who in the office.

Tinder Won’t Change Love

Tinder Won’t Change Love is a video made by The Atlantic. The authors of this idea were Leah Varjacques and Nicolas Pollock. What prompted the writers to write their work here is to show the audience that love and romance is still okay in the modern day… even though technology has really increased the last few years, nothing has changed. People will still find romance. People will still want to be married, people will still want to find the love of their lives, and majority of the people that are going online are still trying to date, they are not trying to just hook up, they are actually trying to find their significant other.

Do People Look for Earning Potential on Tinder?

Do People Look for Earning Potential on Tinder is an arrical written by Bourree Lam. This article was put onto The Atlantic for audiences to see. What prompted Bourree Lam to write this article was to show us, the people who do not normally go on dating sites, that people do use Tinder for the good.

Tinder: A Hook-Up App Women Actually Use

This an article call Tinder: A Hook-up App Women Actually Use. The author is Rebecca Greenfield. She’s is writing this to show us the audience how women have been using the dating app. There are many ways people use tinder. To hook up, new connections, ready to date, to play around, etc. This article talks about how some women uses this app.

Online Dating: The Current Status—and Beyond

This is an article by Arthur Aron. It is called The Current Status and Beyond.  The gist of this is basically saying that the dating pool in the current dating generations are now beyond our thoughts. It has gotten to the point where it is 100% normal to go online and have a one night stand or just to find someone to date just to have fun. Maybe people will find love, maybe people will not. But people will continue to find a way to communicate with people of their interests online. He’s showing us how some guys use tinder as hook up but how this app all ties into psychology.

Online dating system design and relational decision making: Choice, algorith…

This article is titled Online dating system design and relational decision making: Choice, algorithms, and control. I find this article a bit more interesting due to the fact that it talks about how online dating is all about the perspective and how someone looks and how the app looks. This was written in year 2016. I know that the author goes to Stanford and is serious in the Department of Communications as well as the Department of Psychology; therefore, she talks more into the commutation between two peoples minds.

45 Impressive Tinder Statistics and Facts (March 2017)

In this source, it is all about looking through and understanding how many people uses this application. It shows you and summarizes how big Tinder has become in the modern dating era.

Tinder Information, Statistics, Facts and History

Just like the last source, this article shows you facts and the history of Tinder. It has more in depth information about the statistics of this application. Tells you all the percentage of people that uses the app in a particular way.


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