May 21, 2020

Coronavirus: Tinder boss says 'dramatic' changes to dating

Coronavirus has had a "Dramatic" effect on the way people use the dating app Tinder, its boss has told BBC News, though the changes may suit plans he already had in store for the platform. The coronavirus outbreak and lockdown conditions have brought mixed fortunes to online-dating platforms like Tinder, according to its chief executive Elie Seidman. Tinder is planning to roll out its own video dating function in June, says Mr Seidman. The changes to dating brought in by coronavirus lockdowns have merely accelerated a generational change the company was already tracking in focus groups, says Mr Seidman. Mr Seidman sums up the creed of the new young crop of Tinder users: "Your digital life is as important as your social life in the physical world."

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