Tinder updates ‘Desktop Mode’ feature so users can keep swiping while in the office

Hoping to have a date after work? Tinder is updating its “Desktop Mode” feature that lets you quickly create a dummy report if you get caught swiping in the office.

  • Tinder has announced an update to the “Desktop Mode” feature on its desktop site.
  • It is displayed as a briefcase icon in the upper right corner of the screen.
  • Clicking the icon brings up a trial report, giving the illusion that you’ve been working

If you’re finally returning to the office after months of working from home during the pandemic, you may find yourself making some adjustments, from dressing below the waist to waking up more than three minutes before your first call.

But thankfully, maintaining your romantic relationship shouldn’t be a problem after. Tinder announced an update to the Desktop Mode feature so that users can continue to swipe the screen while at their desktop.

Tinder users can access desktop mode by logging into the Tinder desktop site on a computer, where they will see a briefcase icon in the top right corner of the screen.

That awkward moment when an annoying boss or chatty co-worker appears over your shoulder while flirting, you can click the icon to trigger a dummy report, giving the illusion that you’ve been working all along.

Tinder users can access desktop mode by logging into the Tinder desktop site on a computer, where they will see a briefcase icon in the top right corner of the screen.

Clicking the icon brings up a trial report (above), giving the illusion that you've been doing work all this time.

Clicking the icon brings up a trial report (above), giving the illusion that you’ve been doing work all this time.

Men who pose topless on Tinder are considered less competent

Researchers from the University of Colorado found that men who pose topless on Tinder are considered less competent and more promiscuous.

Participants in the study were asked to rate different versions of a man’s profile on a range of factors, including his sexual behavior, physical attraction, and personality.

When a man was shown topless in his profile picture, women rated him as more risky sexual behavior, lower social attractiveness, and lower competence.

Men also rated the shirtless man as more risky sexual behavior and lower social attractiveness, but not lower competence.

Tinder is an online dating app that matches single people based on their physical attraction to each other.

The app first launched desktop mode in 2017, and the feature has made several appearances over the years, including most recently in 2021.

This time, the product is being released on National Intern Day, “because newcomers will have the hardest time mastering the art of multitasking.”

Re-introduction happens after a Tinder poll 1000 US online dating ages 18-30 and 30% said they swiped during the date.

Nearly half (47%) said they prefer to meet and connect with others during work hours rather than their own.

Meanwhile, 32% even admitted to going on a Tinder match date while working from home.

Introducing certain modes related to current events is a common Tinder tactic.

Earlier this year, it launched a festival mode that allowed users to find other festival goers and match them up with each other.

Users could choose which festivals they planned to attend and then be able to view and match other users going as early as a month before the event.

Desktop Mode is being released on National Intern Day

Desktop Mode is being released on National Intern Day “as the art of multitasking will be the hardest to master for the newest employees.”

The company also recently launched a “Blind Dating” feature that allows users to enter chats with potential matches before they see their profile or photos.

Tinder hopes this feature will encourage users to focus more on personality than appearance when looking for a match.

A study published earlier this year found that men who pose topless on Tinder are seen as less competent and more promiscuous.

Participants in the study were asked to rate different versions of a man’s profile on a range of factors, including his sexual behavior, physical attraction, and personality.

When a man was shown topless in his profile picture, women rated him as more risky sexual behavior, lower social attractiveness, and lower competence.

Men also rated the shirtless man as more risky sexual behavior and lower social attractiveness, but not lower competence.

HOW DATED ONLINE BECAME SO POPULAR?

The first incarnation of a dating app dates back to 1995 when Match.com was first launched.

The website allowed single people to upload a profile, picture, and connect with people online.

The app was intended to allow people looking for a long-term relationship to date.

eHarmony was developed in 2000, and two years later, Ashley Madison launched an infidelity and cheating site.

Over the next 10-15 years, many other dating sites with unique target demographics were created, including: OKCupid (2004), Plenty of Fish (2006), Grindr (2009) and Happn (2013). ).

In 2012, Tinder was launched and became the first swipe-based dating platform.

After its first launch, its usage snowballed, and by March 2014, one billion matches were being made worldwide every day.

In 2014, Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolf Heard launched Bumble, a dating app that empowered women by only allowing them to send the first message.

The popularity of mobile dating apps like Tinder, Badoo and most recently Bumble is due to the growing number of young users with busy schedules.

In the 1990s, online dating was seen as a last resort and a desperate attempt to find love.

That belief has dissipated, and about a third of marriages are now between couples who met online.

A 2014 survey found that 84% of dating app users use online dating services to find romantic relationships.

24% said they used online dating apps exclusively for sexual encounters.