Some 800 pages came back containing information such as my Facebook “likes”, my photos from Instagram (even after I deleted the associated account), my education, the age-rank of men I was interested in, how many times I connected, when and where every online conversation with every single one of my matches happened … the list goes on.
Il California Sunday Magazine ha una lungo profilo su Sean Rad, il controverso fondatore di Tinder:
Every generation panics about young people having sex. How they’re doing it. Why they’re doing it. How often they’re doing it. And Tinder is the latest cause for alarm. There’s something jarring about knowing that millions of young people are finding mates based on headshots. But why? Just because an eHarmony survey takes hours to fill out, does that mean it finds you a better boyfriend? To the Tinder team, the popularity of headshot-based dating just means we’re better at talking about ourselves in pictures than in words. “Education, values, communities, background, ethnicity, personality — we’re really good at reading these things from photos,” says Tinder’s vice president of technology Dan Gould. “Better than in lists of questions.”