Tinder is including a brand new “Blind Date” characteristic that switches up the relationship app’s regular left or proper swipe: this time, it’s important to chat with different customers earlier than you possibly can see what they seem like.
Blind Date is the most recent addition to Tinder’s Quick Chat lineup that options different in-app experiences like Sizzling Takes and Swipe Evening. With the characteristic, customers shall be paired primarily based on what they’ve in widespread, reply prompts, and play video games. If each customers determine to match, they are going to have the ability to lastly see one another’s images.
Inside the characteristic, Tinder customers reply timed questions / prompts like “It’s OK to put on a shirt ___ occasions with out washing it” or “I put ketchup on _______.” In case you aren’t impressed by their reply, you possibly can determine to pair with another person.
Designed to be “low-pressure,” Tinder says the app “displays the trendy relationship habits of Gen Z… and likewise faucets into their ’90s nostalgia.” Tinder claims that in the course of the characteristic’s early testing part, customers made 40 % extra matches in comparison with its different Quick Chat options that embody profiles and pictures, selling a person’s likelihood of assembly somebody they’d overlook elsewhere.
US Tinder customers can entry the brand new characteristic now, and will probably be out there to international customers within the “coming weeks.”