Tinder certainly can be, and is, used for "hooking up." It ties to users' Facebook (fb) accounts and presents pictures, name, age, and sexual orientation -- and that's it.
Users swipe through these minimalist "profiles" and indicate interest.
Thus despite a plethora of dating sites, weeding through unappealing profiles to find someone you wish to go out with can be a time-consuming affair.
(Interestingly, Ok Cupid stats indicate that a janky My Space shot is actually one of the most effective, particularly on women's profiles.) Men are less likely to post duplicitous photos, said a writer colleague who recently retired her dating profile, because they simply don't know what constitutes a flattering image.Catering to users with an active lifestyle, Fast appears to be a sophisticated site with high tech features.Here apart from the usual communication modes of video chat and instant messaging, members can also choose to go for video introductions in order to make their profile more appealing to other members.Indeed, it refers to its mission as enabling "offline" dating.Users upload the usual biographical stuff, as well as an idea for an actual date, which is what the service emphasizes.Thus, the ten or fifteen men she met in a year of dating online actually looked better in real life.