Want to have a better dating app? – Build an anti-Tinder

Want to have a better dating app? – Build an anti-Tinder

Tinder Select is an invite-only service for elite and celebrity Tinder members. Perhaps, exclusivity is also the reason why not much is known about the functionality. It’s a tier of the regular Tinder app and users of Tinder Select can toggle back and forth between both services. Tinder hasn’t announced Tinder Select and wasn’t interested in speaking to Tech Crunch about it. But one thing is for certain: elite dating apps are on the rise.

Swipes between groups of people (Tinder Social)

The feature allows you to switch to the ‘Social’ mode and back and either swipe on individuals or together with your friends swipe on other groups. Other features in Tinder Social include:

  • Invite friends
  • Swipe and match with groups nearby
  • Group messaging

How to build a Tinder MVP

So you want to enter a dating app market. Where to start? Go small. Build an MVP. How? Tinder’s MVP is great. Then go ahead and start tweaking.

Despite the app’s popularity, the character of user activity doesn’t indicate much of dating intention. In fact, an academic research has revealed, 70% of the app users have never even thought of going out on a date .

Well, it’s certainly a matter of personal preference and, after all, Tinder’s UVP – to boost confidence – works fine… in a way. Just check the app’s user motivation graph below.

Tweak the concept

See how even this well-meaning intention – to boost confidence – may end up in procrastination and addiction to the swiping process. Does Tinder help overcome your natural shyness and actually start acting? Read more…