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Everything you need to know about the launch of Tinder Uni

Tinder, the world’s most popular dating app, has launched a new feature called Tinder Uni. The feature allows users to limit their potential matches to students from their own university.  The feature can also be expanded to include students from neighbouring universities.  When The Student asked Edinburgh students what they thought of the new feature, […]

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Cancel Culture Trio: Rise of the Digital Dating Scene

Once upon a time, a brand new dating show hit our screens over the summer of 2015. Far from being the first successful dating show, Love Island changed the game. With season 8 airing in June 2022, and seasons showing in over 20 different countries, Love Island has achieved reality-tv gold status. But why are […]

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Match of the day: online dating during a pandemic

This article is a part of our series Love in the Time of Corona. If you have any interesting or scandalous love, relationship, or sex stories of your own during the pandemic, reach out to us! We’d love to hear all about it… In a world where you see the cashiers at your local Sainsbury’s […]

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A guide to your perfect dating app

Throughout the Valentine’s period there is one obvious question on everyone’s mind. Out of the many options out there, which dating app is best? To put all your minds at rest, we at The Student thought it best to save you some time this Valentine’s. From the classic Tinder to the up and coming Hater, […]

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Tinder Advice

With the well documented rise of online dating, there is an inevitable sense of excitement with a side of caution when we first use dating apps like Tinder. As the description goes, people who want to ‘find friends, dates, relationships and everything in between’ view Tinder as a real opportunity to find what they’re looking […]

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Adoptly – the Tinder for adoption

With the ubiquity of swiping-based apps such as Tinder, it is not surprising that companies providing other services and even products would want to capitalise on swiping mentality: there are now apps that connect users to job vacancies, clothes, and even nearby dogs. Not all services are suited to this type of user interface, however: […]

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Finding love in a hopeless place: is Tinder representative of more than ‘hook-up culture’?

The Tinder phenomenon has revolutionised the world of dating. It is now possible to flick through potential matches in seconds, blurring the lines between dating and game-playing. The ‘no consequences’ attitude to Tinder has often given the app a bad rep, with some psychologists even concerned that the instant, binary judgements encouraged on Tinder are […]

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Log in to Tinder, swipe, log out of your emotions

Without a doubt, the creation of Tinder has rocked the way we meet and date people. Launched in 2012, the free app allows people to control their dating life from the palm of their hand. It fits perfectly into our hectic lives via the quick and easy swiping technique. Gone are the days of filling […]