How do super-likes work on Tinder

Why the new Tinder Super Like is absolute bullshit

It was all very easy. Swipe left: no interest. Swipe right: oh baby! Match: We both like each other. Now the popular dating app Tinder has pulled its joker up its sleeve. In addition to left and right, you can soon also swipe up. They call this new function the "Super Like".

Tinder CEO Sean Rad explains: "People like to know that someone finds them special." That should make the new option possible. The person of desire will then receive a notification. According to Rad, the Super Like should make it easier to find true love: “I've always said that a match on Tinder is a lot like meeting eyes across the room. Super Like is more like going up to someone and saying ‘hello’. "


No more chance for patience


Not to mention the commercial, which is completely off the mark, the Super Like is just another way for Tinder to make money so far. So far, the feature has only been activated in Australia. You can give a Super Like per day there. If you pay, as often as you like. How can we imagine that?

On the basis of the five photos and a short description, should one recognize, without first having contact, that the person is THE right one for you? Hardly likely. Rather, it will be a new level in the battle for attention. Instead of waiting to see whether there is interest from the other side, you can now virtually shout in the face of your ideal candidate: HELLO, I STAND UP! Or as Sean Rad puts it: Hello.


Check out the absurd trailer here:

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Image source: Youtube / Tinder