The accidental Super Like: Tinder’s most awkward phenomenon
People have a lot of opinions about Tinder’s Super Like function. For some people, receiving one feels like a compliment. For others, a Super Like feels excessive, even creepy — the dating app version of making eye contact for too long.
But there is one thing we can all agree on. It is way too easy to Super Like someone accidentally, and thus way too easy to plunge yourself into an uncomfortable Tinder situation.
As if dating apps needed any more of those.
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There are a number of different ways that an accidental Super Like can occur. Users who swipe through people quickly, for example, are more likely to unintentionally swipe up — a Super Like — while trying to swipe right or left. (If they intended to swipe left, then god help them.) If you use the buttons on the bottom of the screen instead of swiping, your chances of messing up are even worse. The Super Like button is right next to the “no” button! Read more…More about Tinder, Dating Apps, Culture, and Web Culture
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