Think of it as a digital matchmaker where other people get to talk you up, then send you potential mates they approve.
The app pulls basic, editable info from your Facebook, but incorporates your friends’ feedback (with your approval) on what makes you so darn special.
Committing to a partner is scary for all kinds of reasons.
But one is that you never really know how the object of your current affections would compare to all the other people you might meet in the future.
But it turns out that there is a pretty simple mathematical rule that tells you how long you ought to search, and when you should stop searching and settle down.
The math problem is known by a lot of names – “the secretary problem,” “the fussy suitor problem,” “the sultan’s dowry problem” and “the optimal stopping problem.” Its answer is attributed to a handful of mathematicians but was popularized in 1960, when math enthusiast Martin Gardner wrote about it in .
The most visible difference is that when you run across someone who is also a Tinder Select member, they appear with a blue border around their picture, and a badge that says "Select" along the top.
These people are few and far between, even in New York City, which suggests it's very much still in beta.For many years I’ve dated using a ‘one at a time’ policy.That is to say, if I was chatting to one bloke online, or had a date set up (or even a second date) with someone, I’d only chat to that particular bloke.The way some press reports have described Tinder Select is like a virtual VIP section of the app, where celebs and high rollers can pop metaphorical overpriced bottles, and talk about how this club is "okay, but really only in the VIP." That's not really what it is.The first thing to note about Tinder Select is that it functions more or less the same way regular Tinder does.Wingman is a new dating app that gives friends control of your love life.