Tinder: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 2)


We already brought you part one of our list of 15 things you probably did not know about Tinder, and now we’re back with part two! Check out eight more fascinating facts about the popular dating app that you definitely (probably) did not know below. You might be surprised by what you find out!

Number Eight: Several A-List Celebrities Use Tinder

Though the app has come under fire for its low-quality users, there are some major celebrities using it as well. These celebrities include Lindsay Lohan, Katy Perry, and Lily Allen.

Number Seven: Ed Sheeran Turned Down the Opportunity to Be Its First Verified Celebrity

Sheeran was reportedly offered the opportunity to be the first celebrity on the app with a verified status, but he said no. Guess he’s missing out!

Number Six: Men Without Beards Get More Matches

It’s true! Studies have shown that men who don’t have beards are a staggering 37 percent more likely to get a match than men who do have beards.

Number Five: It Followed in Facebook’s Footsteps

When the app was first launched, only people on college campuses had access to it (which is ironic, considering founder Sean Rad dropped out of college). This is similar to Facebook’s launch, which involved the service only being available to college students as well.

Number Four: You Can Use the App to Flirt in 30 Languages

If you’re interested in looking for a match in a different language, you can do that using Tinder! The app is available in an impressive 30 languages and in more than 140 countries.

Number Three: Tinder Plus Prices Vary With Age

Yup, the premium version of the app is totally ageist. Users over the age of 28 are charged more than younger users, and users over 30 years old are charged even more.

Number Two: The Country That Uses Tinder the Most Is the United States

The country that uses it second-most is the United Kingdom. In third place is Brazil.

Number One: It’s Owned by the Same People Who Own Match.com

Though some people might argue that Tinder and Match.com are stiff competition, the truth is that they target different markets. Both companies are owned by InterActiveCorp. We hope you enjoyed our list of 15 things you didn’t know about Tinder!