Ben Berman thinks there's a problem with the way we date. Not in real life—he's happily engaged, thank you very much—but online. He's watched too many friends joylessly swipe through apps, seeing the same profiles over and over, without any luck in finding love. The algorithms that power those apps seem to have problems too, trapping users in a cage of their own preferences.
Algorithms in Mathematics and Beyond
Dating apps are awful. But this algorithm offers just one match: your “backup plan.” - Vox
Since the 60s, many things have changed, including the way people find soulmates. After the revolution caused by Tinder in , the niche of dating applications is still up and running. Below, we share the main Tinder features, explain its matching algorithm, and monetization strategy. As we said, modern technologies have completely changed the way we find someone to date and online dating is no longer a taboo. Therefore, if you what to make a dating app, this is the right time.
The algorithm method: how internet dating became everyone's route to a perfect love match
In one night, Matt Taylor finished Tinder. He ran a script on his computer that automatically swiped right on every profile that fell within his preferences. Nine of those people matched with him, and one of those matches, Cherie, agreed to go on a date. Fortunately Cherie found this story endearing and now they are both happily married.
Good for you! Research suggests that more couples meet via these apps now than in any other way, including in real life IRL. That means your chances of finding someone you like are pretty good. Online dating can be hard. And frustrating.