Dating Apps

Photography

This Photographer Posed Her Tinder Dates in Feminine and Masculine Portraits

Photographer Marie Hyld met up with strangers she matched with on Tinder and asked them to pose for a photo series exploring gender expression.
Lene Munk
11.28.18
Sex machina

What Happened When I Tried to Get Laid on LinkedIn

"I'd like to add you to my professional network xoxoxox Maria"
Maria Yagoda
8.8.17
Health

The Terrifying Rise of Super STIs in the Age of Dating Apps

Hawaii recently saw the nation’s first cluster of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea. In the age of Tinder, here’s how health officials are pushing STI prevention.
Linda Yang
10.25.16
Sex

No, You Don't Use Tinder 'Just for Friends,' Liar

We tried to find people who legitimately use the hook-up app for adult friendship. We failed.
Sophie Saint Thomas
10.11.16
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A Sex Worker Explains How to Make the Most of Dating Apps

"Be direct about what your intentions are."
Lydia Faithfull
10.2.16
tech

Is This App for Interracial Dating Promoting Acceptance, or Accepting Prejudice?

Color was designed to help minorities avoid a lot of the shit they encounter on other dating apps. But some detractors worry setting racial preferences just reinforces stereotypes.
Steven Blum
8.12.16
tech

Former Threesome App 3nder Details Its Big Makeover

We spoke to the founder of 3nder, now called Feeld, about the company's new name and redesign.
Candace Bryan
8.3.16
LGBT

Hating on Femme Men on Gay Dating Apps Makes You Look Like an Idiot

According to a new study, men with anti-femme statements on their Grindr profiles are perceived as less intelligent and relationship-worthy.
Steven Blum
5.12.16