Techcrunch mobile dating
As of late 2014, an estimated 50 million people use the app every month with an average of 12 million matches per day.However, to get to those 12 million matches, users collectively make around 1 billion swipes per day. As of June 2016, If a user of Tinder who is below the age of 18 attempts to use the app, they are met with cards on their deck stating that Tinder is no longer usable by anyone under 18, and that the Tinder team is developing a new app especially for their age group.
Analysts also estimated that Tinder had about half a million paid users within its userbase that consisted mostly of free users.
Rad and Mateen had known each other since they were fourteen.
They later attended USC together and entered the Internet entrepreneurship field.
Originally incubated inside Hatch Labs, the app was launched in 2012, and by 2014 it was registering about one billion "swipes" per day.
Tinder is among the first "swiping apps", where the user uses a swiping motion to choose between the photos of other users: swiping right for potentially good matches and swiping left on a photo to move to the next one.
The site also has verified profiles for public figures, so that celebrities and other public figures can verify they are who they are when using the app.