Techcrunch online dating

” Both companies are dominant forces in America’s .2 billion online-dating industry, which in the last few years has quickly become a bedrock of the American love life.

One in 10 adults now average more than an hour every day on a dating site or app, Nielsen data show.

A new dating app is listening to what the heart wants to find its users a perfect match.

Tinder, a mobile dating app, has a reputation for facilitating hook-ups based primarily on appearance.

This is likely because the app gives users very little information other than geographic proximity, name, age and – of course – photos.

At the time, Head of Product at Tinder Brian Norgard told that despite years of being a mobile-native app, the web version is “meant to serve users in emerging markets who don’t have enough storage on their phone” and allow users the option to do their swiping and messaging on the desktop as opposed to their smaller smartphones.

Indeed, with keyboard shortcuts to help you swipe quickly on (or off) your lunch break, Tinder Online looks as if it has been designed specifically to be used with coworkers-over-your-shoulder in mind.

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