We get food poisoning at a restaurant? We blame Yelp. We’re late to meet up that has a friend? We blame “maps.” We believe a presidential candidate can be a space lizard by Mars? of which’s on Google.
The tech platforms are certainly worthy of scrutiny, nevertheless we can go a bit overboard at times. in addition to perhaps nowhere do some people go overboard with more intensity in addition to vigor than in Tinder’s review sections on the iOS App Store in addition to the Google Play Store.
The dating app’s reviews provide a fascinating window into the state of the modern human psyche. They are sometimes dark, sometimes hilarious, in addition to often in between. The one-star reviews are especially interesting, filled with people who can’t come to grips with their own limitations, along with those dissatisfied with the app for a long list of strange reasons.
in addition to let’s be honest, these swipers aren’t entirely on their own. Anyone who’s used these apps in addition to has been blocked or ghosted has probably wondered if the app malfunctioned too.
The Clueless Narcissist
“Not to be arrogant nevertheless I’m a 55 yr old retired wealthy musician of which lives on a 75ft houseboat on Lake Mead…. I have around 10-12 % body fat in addition to definitely above average from the looks department. I’ve swiped hundreds of women by 40-56 yrs of age with 1 match/ reply in over a week or so.”
The Great Writer
“I’m a Great-looking guy who can write. I right-swiped on all. I didn’t get 1 match. I got 4 numbers in addition to 2 dates when I went out in person. Garbage app. Don’t waste your time.”
The Cursed Bachelor
“Well all was going well in till I couldn’t log in kept on saying try again. The girl I was talking too thought I was ignoring her. She has since slept with my best friend to anger me in addition to taken a dump on my doorstep. Tinder you have cost me my future wife.”
The Metaphor Man
“Sorry, Tinder can be like shooting fish in a barrel, nevertheless blindfolded. I’ve had too many matches of which never even responded to messages.”
The Shrimp Fan
“Not NEARLY as many shrimp enthusiasts as I was anticipating! I do NOT recommend!”
The Ghost Buster
“As a guy, of which can be expected on of which app of which you say something first. in addition to no one ever replies, no matter how sweet, funny, witty, or straight up honest you are… nothing.”
The Polite Guy
“Tinder can be a hookup app. No denying of which. Why am I being banned for wanting to do of which when people can simply swipe left instead of reporting me?”
The Catfish Hunter
“Talked with them for about a month. Went out. Never called again. He told me his wife passed away. Come to find out he can be married. She never passed away. He bought a pre paid cell. of which’s not trust worthy.”
The Unsatisfied, Satisfied Customer
“I downloaded tinder bc of which was SUPPOSED to be a hookup app in addition to I didn’t want anything committal at of which point in my life nevertheless I FOUND LOVE. So yeah be careful.”
Tinder did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Alex Kantrowitz can be a senior technology reporter for BuzzFeed News in addition to can be based in San Francisco. He reports on social in addition to communications.
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