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That study, which my colleague Jeff Guo wrote about last week, found that because women are vastly more selective with their right-swipes, men have to engage a lot more women to get the same number of matches.In fact, to get the same number of dating opportunities as a straight woman does, a straight guy would have to swipe right on almost 18 times as many profiles as she did.(Both of those things impacted swipe-rate in Tyson’s study.) Part of that is also sending opening messages that contain more than “hello” or “hey,” which make up a quarter of all Tinder openings.“You want to immediately differentiate yourself with a cool and interesting conversation opener,” Tyson said.But by allowing men to take this indiscriminate approach to its logical extremes, Tinder definitely may have heightened or exaggerated them.Meanwhile, ladies have to become even more selective to get through their inboxes.
The feature was billed as a means to cut down on spam, but Gareth Tyson, the lead author of that recent Tinder study, sees an alternative explanation.
“This rationing is intended to make people more frugal and discerning in their liking strategies,” Tyson said.
“Ideally, this would be personalized.” That doesn’t lend itself to Tinder spam.
Stadil, for one, has learned his lesson — although he doesn’t consider his experiment a total failure.