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Love in times of COVID-19? Tinder gives you a chance

The coronavirus pandemic that plagues the planet as soon as 2020 has started has caused losses wherever we look. As of this writing, hundreds of millions of people were confined to their homes. COVID-19 has not given a truce: 10,000 deaths were among the almost 250,000 infected.

Aware of the anxiety generated by isolation and the forced suspension of perhaps how many romantic dates, Tinder announced that his Passport function will be free until April 30, 2020.

This is one of the payment features of the popular application, available at the Tinder Gold and Tinder Plus levels, and allows you to search for like-minded people anywhere on the planet. The option represents a great novelty compared to the free version, which limits interactions to a radius of 100 miles (160 kilometers).

In a note regarding this decision sent to all Match Group employees, CEO Shar Dubey said the determination will give the Tinder community the technology to share, learn and listen to those who are experiencing this same situation in different geographies. during an unprecedented period of isolation, ”reported The Verge.

In parallel, he added the same medium, Match will launch a live video streaming feature, called Live, on its Plenty of Fish service. This feature provides users with an experience similar to most social platforms. People can search for nearby broadcasts and leave comments while watching, which can eventually be done through private messages, he explained.

In this regard, a study presented in 2016, which analyzed the Tinder community, estimated at 50 million people, found that women reach large numbers of matches quickly, while men only accumulate them slowly.

A small effort in the preparation of profiles, especially for male users, helps a lot to attract attention, also highlighted the work led by specialists from the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group and the universities Reina Mara (United Kingdom) and Sapienza (Italy).

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