The dating app wants to give women a better experience and the possibility to send the first message.
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Like other dating apps, Tinder wants to give women the opportunity to gain control. With the next update, women will be able decide whether they want to prevent men from sending the first message. (via: The Verge ).
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According to Marketwatch , Tinder will add the new feature in its future update. This addition makes it possible for women to indicate that they want to make the first step. When this update will be available is not yet known.
“Women often do not want the pressure to start a conversation, but if they want to, it’s great, giving people a choice is a big improvement over imposing that choice,” said Chief Executive Mandy. Ginsber from Match Group Inc.
This way of conducting conversations is the idea behind Bumble. The dating app that was made by Whitney Wolfe Herd. She is one of the co-founders of Tinder.