How to adjust which genders you are interested in on tinder

How to adjust which genders you are interested in on tinder

A new survey from Tinder found that more than half of its LGBTQ+ users are interested in a dating app that makes it easier to express their sexual orientation and find matches that way. While you can select whether you’re interested in men, women, or both on dating apps, most don’t have a feature to identify your sexual orientation. That’s why, in partnership with GLAAD, Tinder is introducing a new feature called Orientation, which allows users to select up to three sexual orientations to add to their profiles.

“We want all of our users to feel empowered expressing who they are while connecting with new people — and we’re always working to make that easier for our users on Tinder,” Elie Seidman, CEO of Tinder, said in a press release sent to Bustle. “Dating apps are invaluable platforms for connecting the LGBTQ+ community, and we’re beyond proud to continue our efforts, in partnership with GLAAD, to improve the community’s experience on Tinder.”

Orientation lets Tinder users choose up to three sexual orientations they best identify with and prioritizes potential matches based on their selections. While Tinder’s survey found that users feel that dating apps have benefited the LGBTQ+ community by allowing them to be themselves, it also showed that users want more.

Ask and you shall receive. Orientation is super easy to use. Simply select “Edit Info” on your Tinder app, tap “Orientation,” select the terms that best match you, and choose whether or not to display them on your profile. Easy peasy.

Tinder worked with GLAAD to conceive and execute the new features, the press release stated. They also worked with GLAAD to roll out the “More Genders” update in 2016, which allowed users to select the gender identity that best describes them. The company says that More Genders has resulted in over 80 million new matches on Tinder.

“Tinder continues to show a dedication to inclusivity with updates that reach millions of people and create safer spaces for LGBTQ users,” Rich Ferraro, chief communications officer at GLAAD, said in the statement. “Their latest work to expand additional sexual orientation options is an impactful change that helps LGBTQ people authentically express their full selves and gives LGBTQ users more control over potential matches.”

More Genders is also easy to update. Just edit your profile, and under “I Am” tap “More” and search for the gender you want to select. In addition to making the app more inclusive, Tinder also announced that its supporting the LGBTQ community this summer by offering free advertising to nonprofits “dedicated to driving social, political, and cultural equality and acceptance of people across all genders and orientation.”

In Tinder’s survey, 54% of people said they would be interested in dating apps/sites that make it easy to find people who they are compatible with, and the new orientations feature is a way to do just that. Users can opt to have matches prioritized based on whether they match their sexual orientation, meaning if you identify as queer, you can opt to be shown mostly queer matches. This can help filter out potential matches who might not be LGBTQ-friendly, for example.

Dr Martin Graff

Published on: 07 August 2019

Last updated on: 14 August 2019

Location-based dating apps such as Tinder have changed the way people meet. The app allows speed of access to potential dates, as well as allowing users to be able to locate other users in the same geographical area. Tinder works by allowing users to indicate whether or not they like another user’s profile. If the like is reciprocated then this results in a match allowing the parties to communicate via the app’s messaging system. Despite the relative ease of using the app, many people become discouraged because of their lack of success. Here are some research-based tips on how you can improve your chances of success on Tinder.

When are you most likely to receive a Tinder match?

Some people may be discouraged from using Tinder citing a lack of matches as a reason for giving up on the app. Therefore it is important to appreciate when we may be most likely to receive a Tinder match. Researchers observed some Tinder matches occurring across the whole of the day, but with peaks in matching at around 9am and 6pm, coinciding with the busiest commuting times. Matches did occur in the evening, although they tailed off after about 9pm.

Gender differences in matches

Despite liking many other profiles, the male profiles in the study only matched with about 0.6% of the profiles they had liked. In contrast, the female profiles achieved a 10.5% matching rate from the profiles they had liked. Distinct gender differences were also apparent in how matches occurred over time. It was noted that male matches built up slowly over a period of time, whereas the female profiles garnered over 200 matches in the space of one hour. This seems to indicate that males may have to work a lot harder in order to achieve matches and subsequent success in Tinder.

Are males and females using different Tinder strategies?

If there are gender differences in matches received, then are males and females using different strategies on Tinder? To investigate this, the researchers also asked male and female Tinder users what made them like potential matches. Three statements produced distinct gender differences in self-reported Tinder strategies.

  • I only like profiles I’m attracted to – produced 91% agreement from females and 72% agreement from males.
  • I casually like most profiles – produced 0% agreement for females and 35% for males.
  • I adapt my strategy based on how many matches I am getting that day – produced 4% for females and 13% agreement for males.

How to improve

So knowing when in the day we are most likely to expect Tinder matches, understating that there are gender differences in the matches received by males and females, and appreciating that males and females use different strategies on Tinder, give us some understanding of how Tinder is used.

Be visual

The importance of the inclusion of photos in dating profiles has been demonstrated: 77% of all online dating views were for profiles with at least one photo. Researchers also noted that in the Tinder profiles they examined, the average number of photographs for males was 4.4, with the number being 4.9 for females.

However, are profile photographs really that important? This question was investigated by counting the number of matches over time for profiles featuring different numbers of photos. The research found that changing the number of female profile photos from one to three produced a 37% increase in matches. For male profiles, the improvement in matches was even greater. In a time period of four hours, a male profile with just one photo garnered 14 matches from females. However when the number of profile photos was increased to 3, the number of matches rose to 65. The explanation for this is to do with uncertainty reduction (knowing more about the person) when the number of photos used is increased.

The take home message is simple, increase the number of photos you use and this should result in more interest in your profile.

Describe yourself

It has been suggested that a bio enhances the attractiveness of the profile owner. While Tinder allows users to write a short bio, the length of this for both males and females has been found to be relatively short. For example, it has been found that 36% of all accounts have no bio, with 42% of female profiles not having one. Furthermore, for those that do, most are just 100 characters from a possible maximum length of 500. It has also been investigated the number of matches attained by males, with and without a bio. The male Tinder profiles without bios achieved an average of 16 matches from women. This increased to 69 when a bio was present.

Therefore in order to achieve more matches on Tinder, males need to include a bio. The researchers speculate that bios may be less important for females, as they achieve a high number of matches from a photos-only profile.

Communicate

In Tinder, messages can only be sent once there has been a match. Gender differences are also evident here. Once matched, 21% of females send a message, compared to only 7% of males, indicating that once matched females are about three times more likely to send a message compared with males. Researchers also investigated gender differences in the times taken to send a message after a match has been made, which indicated that the speed at which this is done is substantially faster on Tinder than with online dating sites. Specifically they noted that within five minutes after a match, males sent 63% of messages compared with 18% for females. Therefore, females are often waiting to receive a first message rather than sending one. However, message length for males is substantially shorter than for females. Typically, the most common message length for males is a meagre 12 characters, with 25% of male messages being under 6 characters (just long enough to say ‘hey’). By contrast, the typical length of a female message is about 122 characters. It is obvious from this that once matched, males make very little effort to pursue an interaction or conversation. The advice here then is obvious.

Takeaway

Overall then it seems that males like a larger number of females, yet once matched make little effort to pursue a conversation. The researchers speculate that the consequence of the low number of matches received by males on Tinder may motivate them to like a larger number of females in an attempt to improve their chances, thus the fact that males adapt their liking strategy according to the number of matches they are receiving. Similarly, the high number of matches received by females motivates them to become more choosy.

Quite simply though the advice seems to be, in order to improve your chances:

  • Use plenty of photos
  • Write an informative bio
  • Message those with whom you have matched

Happy Tinder dating!

Dr Martin Graff is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of South Wales, whose main research interests are the psychology of online romantic relationships and social media.

Disclaimer: Psychreg is mainly for information purposes only. Materials on this website are not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, medical treatment, or therapy. Never disregard professional psychological or medical advice nor delay in seeking professional advice or treatment because of something you have read on this website. Read our full disclaimer here.

How to adjust which genders you are interested in on tinder

A new survey from Tinder found that more than half of its LGBTQ+ users are interested in a dating app that makes it easier to express their sexual orientation and find matches that way. While you can select whether you’re interested in men, women, or both on dating apps, most don’t have a feature to identify your sexual orientation. That’s why, in partnership with GLAAD, Tinder is introducing a new feature called Orientation, which allows users to select up to three sexual orientations to add to their profiles.

“We want all of our users to feel empowered expressing who they are while connecting with new people — and we’re always working to make that easier for our users on Tinder,” Elie Seidman, CEO of Tinder, said in a press release sent to Bustle. “Dating apps are invaluable platforms for connecting the LGBTQ+ community, and we’re beyond proud to continue our efforts, in partnership with GLAAD, to improve the community’s experience on Tinder.”

Orientation lets Tinder users choose up to three sexual orientations they best identify with and prioritizes potential matches based on their selections. While Tinder’s survey found that users feel that dating apps have benefited the LGBTQ+ community by allowing them to be themselves, it also showed that users want more.

Ask and you shall receive. Orientation is super easy to use. Simply select “Edit Info” on your Tinder app, tap “Orientation,” select the terms that best match you, and choose whether or not to display them on your profile. Easy peasy.

Tinder worked with GLAAD to conceive and execute the new features, the press release stated. They also worked with GLAAD to roll out the “More Genders” update in 2016, which allowed users to select the gender identity that best describes them. The company says that More Genders has resulted in over 80 million new matches on Tinder.

“Tinder continues to show a dedication to inclusivity with updates that reach millions of people and create safer spaces for LGBTQ users,” Rich Ferraro, chief communications officer at GLAAD, said in the statement. “Their latest work to expand additional sexual orientation options is an impactful change that helps LGBTQ people authentically express their full selves and gives LGBTQ users more control over potential matches.”

More Genders is also easy to update. Just edit your profile, and under “I Am” tap “More” and search for the gender you want to select. In addition to making the app more inclusive, Tinder also announced that its supporting the LGBTQ community this summer by offering free advertising to nonprofits “dedicated to driving social, political, and cultural equality and acceptance of people across all genders and orientation.”

In Tinder’s survey, 54% of people said they would be interested in dating apps/sites that make it easy to find people who they are compatible with, and the new orientations feature is a way to do just that. Users can opt to have matches prioritized based on whether they match their sexual orientation, meaning if you identify as queer, you can opt to be shown mostly queer matches. This can help filter out potential matches who might not be LGBTQ-friendly, for example.

Dr Martin Graff

Published on: 07 August 2019

Last updated on: 14 August 2019

Location-based dating apps such as Tinder have changed the way people meet. The app allows speed of access to potential dates, as well as allowing users to be able to locate other users in the same geographical area. Tinder works by allowing users to indicate whether or not they like another user’s profile. If the like is reciprocated then this results in a match allowing the parties to communicate via the app’s messaging system. Despite the relative ease of using the app, many people become discouraged because of their lack of success. Here are some research-based tips on how you can improve your chances of success on Tinder.

When are you most likely to receive a Tinder match?

Some people may be discouraged from using Tinder citing a lack of matches as a reason for giving up on the app. Therefore it is important to appreciate when we may be most likely to receive a Tinder match. Researchers observed some Tinder matches occurring across the whole of the day, but with peaks in matching at around 9am and 6pm, coinciding with the busiest commuting times. Matches did occur in the evening, although they tailed off after about 9pm.

Gender differences in matches

Despite liking many other profiles, the male profiles in the study only matched with about 0.6% of the profiles they had liked. In contrast, the female profiles achieved a 10.5% matching rate from the profiles they had liked. Distinct gender differences were also apparent in how matches occurred over time. It was noted that male matches built up slowly over a period of time, whereas the female profiles garnered over 200 matches in the space of one hour. This seems to indicate that males may have to work a lot harder in order to achieve matches and subsequent success in Tinder.

Are males and females using different Tinder strategies?

If there are gender differences in matches received, then are males and females using different strategies on Tinder? To investigate this, the researchers also asked male and female Tinder users what made them like potential matches. Three statements produced distinct gender differences in self-reported Tinder strategies.

  • I only like profiles I’m attracted to – produced 91% agreement from females and 72% agreement from males.
  • I casually like most profiles – produced 0% agreement for females and 35% for males.
  • I adapt my strategy based on how many matches I am getting that day – produced 4% for females and 13% agreement for males.

How to improve

So knowing when in the day we are most likely to expect Tinder matches, understating that there are gender differences in the matches received by males and females, and appreciating that males and females use different strategies on Tinder, give us some understanding of how Tinder is used.

Be visual

The importance of the inclusion of photos in dating profiles has been demonstrated: 77% of all online dating views were for profiles with at least one photo. Researchers also noted that in the Tinder profiles they examined, the average number of photographs for males was 4.4, with the number being 4.9 for females.

However, are profile photographs really that important? This question was investigated by counting the number of matches over time for profiles featuring different numbers of photos. The research found that changing the number of female profile photos from one to three produced a 37% increase in matches. For male profiles, the improvement in matches was even greater. In a time period of four hours, a male profile with just one photo garnered 14 matches from females. However when the number of profile photos was increased to 3, the number of matches rose to 65. The explanation for this is to do with uncertainty reduction (knowing more about the person) when the number of photos used is increased.

The take home message is simple, increase the number of photos you use and this should result in more interest in your profile.

Describe yourself

It has been suggested that a bio enhances the attractiveness of the profile owner. While Tinder allows users to write a short bio, the length of this for both males and females has been found to be relatively short. For example, it has been found that 36% of all accounts have no bio, with 42% of female profiles not having one. Furthermore, for those that do, most are just 100 characters from a possible maximum length of 500. It has also been investigated the number of matches attained by males, with and without a bio. The male Tinder profiles without bios achieved an average of 16 matches from women. This increased to 69 when a bio was present.

Therefore in order to achieve more matches on Tinder, males need to include a bio. The researchers speculate that bios may be less important for females, as they achieve a high number of matches from a photos-only profile.

Communicate

In Tinder, messages can only be sent once there has been a match. Gender differences are also evident here. Once matched, 21% of females send a message, compared to only 7% of males, indicating that once matched females are about three times more likely to send a message compared with males. Researchers also investigated gender differences in the times taken to send a message after a match has been made, which indicated that the speed at which this is done is substantially faster on Tinder than with online dating sites. Specifically they noted that within five minutes after a match, males sent 63% of messages compared with 18% for females. Therefore, females are often waiting to receive a first message rather than sending one. However, message length for males is substantially shorter than for females. Typically, the most common message length for males is a meagre 12 characters, with 25% of male messages being under 6 characters (just long enough to say ‘hey’). By contrast, the typical length of a female message is about 122 characters. It is obvious from this that once matched, males make very little effort to pursue an interaction or conversation. The advice here then is obvious.

Takeaway

Overall then it seems that males like a larger number of females, yet once matched make little effort to pursue a conversation. The researchers speculate that the consequence of the low number of matches received by males on Tinder may motivate them to like a larger number of females in an attempt to improve their chances, thus the fact that males adapt their liking strategy according to the number of matches they are receiving. Similarly, the high number of matches received by females motivates them to become more choosy.

Quite simply though the advice seems to be, in order to improve your chances:

  • Use plenty of photos
  • Write an informative bio
  • Message those with whom you have matched

Happy Tinder dating!

Dr Martin Graff is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of South Wales, whose main research interests are the psychology of online romantic relationships and social media.

Disclaimer: Psychreg is mainly for information purposes only. Materials on this website are not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, medical treatment, or therapy. Never disregard professional psychological or medical advice nor delay in seeking professional advice or treatment because of something you have read on this website. Read our full disclaimer here.

Without a doubt, one of the most helpful functionalities of Tinder is the ability to filter out your matches. What’s the use in swiping through men if you’re only interested in women? And why waste your time checking out cuties who live too far away for you to realistically date? But arguably, one of the most important factors that come into play with dating is your sexual orientation. If only you could express your orientation to get more compatible matches, right? Now you can, thanks to a new Tinder rollout. Wondering how to use Tinder’s new Orientation feature? Fret not, I’ve got you covered.

Sexual orientation is nuanced, and thankfully, Tinder’s Orientation feature, which launched on Tuesday, June 4 (just in time for Pride Month, FTW) allows you to select up to three orientations. There are nine possible options to choose from, which include straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, asexual, demisexual, pansexual, queer, and questioning. Then, you get to choose whether or not you want to display that information openly on your profile. Either way, the orientations you select will guide the app’s algorithms in showing you matches that you may be more likely to swipe right on.

So, how does it work? If you’re already using Tinder, simply hit “Edit Info,” select “Orientation,” and add one to three terms that you identify with. Then, you’ll have the option to either display your orientation(s) or keep that info private. If you’re downloading the app for the first time, you’ll be prompted to include your orientation while setting up your profile. The best part? You can also change your discovery preferences to prioritize people of the same orientation.

As the conversation around sexuality broadens and society gradually begins embracing the idea of sexual fluidity, it’s high time for dating apps to encourage users to be fully and authentically themselves. And Tinder’s recent survey revealed that a whopping 60% of LGBTQ+ millennials would be interested in dating apps that make it easy to express their sexual orientation. By allowing users to express their orientation, Tinder could potentially increase the odds that those users connect with people they’re actually a good match with. Not only that, but according to Tinder’s survey, 64% of adults identify as LGBTQ+ online or in a closed group before formally coming out, and a staggering 78% admit that doing so gave them the confidence they needed to then formally come out offline. In other words, empowering people to express their orientation on a dating app could serve as a stepping stone to bravely acknowledging this aspect of their identity IRL.

And this isn’t the first time that Tinder made an effort on the inclusivity front, either. Back in 2016, Tinder overhauled its gender identity approach, which at the time, only allowed users to select “male” or “female.” The app partnered with GLAAD to add 37 additional gender options, including “transgender,” “trans man,” and “trans woman.” While users still aren’t able to identify their pronoun, orientation is a noteworthy step in the right direction. Before the roll-out of this feature, users were only able to select a preference for “men,” “women,” or “both,” — and now, they can be far more specific in what they’re looking for.

Now, when you spot a full-on snack in your queue, you can swipe to your heart’s content knowing that your orientation was taken into account. In the words of Tinder, #AllTypesAllSwipes — and that’s a hashtag I can get behind.

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Without a doubt, one of the most helpful functionalities of Tinder is the ability to filter out your matches. What’s the use in swiping through men if you’re only interested in women? And why waste your time checking out cuties who live too far away for you to realistically date? But arguably, one of the most important factors that come into play with dating is your sexual orientation. If only you could express your orientation to get more compatible matches, right? Now you can, thanks to a new Tinder rollout. Wondering how to use Tinder’s new Orientation feature? Fret not, I’ve got you covered.

Sexual orientation is nuanced, and thankfully, Tinder’s Orientation feature, which launched on Tuesday, June 4 (just in time for Pride Month, FTW) allows you to select up to three orientations. There are nine possible options to choose from, which include straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, asexual, demisexual, pansexual, queer, and questioning. Then, you get to choose whether or not you want to display that information openly on your profile. Either way, the orientations you select will guide the app’s algorithms in showing you matches that you may be more likely to swipe right on.

So, how does it work? If you’re already using Tinder, simply hit “Edit Info,” select “Orientation,” and add one to three terms that you identify with. Then, you’ll have the option to either display your orientation(s) or keep that info private. If you’re downloading the app for the first time, you’ll be prompted to include your orientation while setting up your profile. The best part? You can also change your discovery preferences to prioritize people of the same orientation.

As the conversation around sexuality broadens and society gradually begins embracing the idea of sexual fluidity, it’s high time for dating apps to encourage users to be fully and authentically themselves. And Tinder’s recent survey revealed that a whopping 60% of LGBTQ+ millennials would be interested in dating apps that make it easy to express their sexual orientation. By allowing users to express their orientation, Tinder could potentially increase the odds that those users connect with people they’re actually a good match with. Not only that, but according to Tinder’s survey, 64% of adults identify as LGBTQ+ online or in a closed group before formally coming out, and a staggering 78% admit that doing so gave them the confidence they needed to then formally come out offline. In other words, empowering people to express their orientation on a dating app could serve as a stepping stone to bravely acknowledging this aspect of their identity IRL.

And this isn’t the first time that Tinder made an effort on the inclusivity front, either. Back in 2016, Tinder overhauled its gender identity approach, which at the time, only allowed users to select “male” or “female.” The app partnered with GLAAD to add 37 additional gender options, including “transgender,” “trans man,” and “trans woman.” While users still aren’t able to identify their pronoun, orientation is a noteworthy step in the right direction. Before the roll-out of this feature, users were only able to select a preference for “men,” “women,” or “both,” — and now, they can be far more specific in what they’re looking for.

Now, when you spot a full-on snack in your queue, you can swipe to your heart’s content knowing that your orientation was taken into account. In the words of Tinder, #AllTypesAllSwipes — and that’s a hashtag I can get behind.