Sunday, 29 May, 2022

Topic: Tinder

Bumble and Tinder are talking consent. But it isn’t just about the ‘N’ word

Online dating in 2021 has expanded the conversation about consent.

Erection, signs of arousal not always ‘yes for sex’: Tinder wants users to understand consent

A new short film and a website explaining consent are part of Tinder's latest bid to stress on mutual consent as more Indians use the app, especially as Covid pandemic drags on.

Someone in Imran Khan government is clearly angry with left-swipes on Tinder

Pakistan banned 5 dating apps: Tinder, Tagged, Skout, Grindr and SayHi for being ‘immoral’. But can it stop men sending ‘hello fraandship’ texts on LinkedIn?

Let’s talk first— Coronavirus is bringing in unheard of changes on Tinder and Hinge

A virus has slowed down the planet. And on online dating sites, people are filling time by seeking conversations with people who they earlier only swiped on.

Is it Tinder? Netflix? YouTube? – the top 10 non-gaming apps of 2019

Games offering in-app purchases of virtual currency & upgrades continued to lead rankings, with video subscriptions dominating the rest of the field.

Indians are Netflixing religion to match kundlis, find jobs, get a Green Card

A whole range of sanskaari apps now allow people to read their kundli and palms, as well as block porn — all on their phone. 

Tinder revolts against Google Play, launches its own payment process

The online dating site launched a new default payment process that skips Google Play & forces users to enter credit card details straight into Tinder’s app.

‘I don’t f**k fascists’: How politics is shaping the dating lives of Indians on Tinder, Hinge

Politics has entered our love lives & bedrooms in a way it never has before. In these sharply polarised times, it's affecting people’s chances at love.

Tinder wants to win over Asia by reinventing itself

In South Korea, new billboards have emerged for Tinder: “New Year, New Friends, New You" , as a part of their 'localisation' strategy.

Netflix, Tinder, Amazon all have automated algorithms. So, do humans have a choice anymore?

Eighty per cent of viewing hours streamed on Netflix and 35 per cent of Amazon’s sales originate from automated recommendations.

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.