Digital Life 24.3.2017 03:38 pm

The secret’s out: Tinder has a ‘VIP version’

Unless you are a celebrity, a multimillionaire or a model, you can’t be on it! Unless you’re really popular, that is…

The app for swiping left or right has taken the dating world by storm. Since its inception in 2012, it has reported reaching a billion swipes a day. The concept is simple; sign up, create a short profile for yourself with recent pictures, and start swiping. For the last six months, however, a very select number of people have been swiping on a secret version of the app.

The secret’s out: Tinder has a ‘VIP version’
The secret’s out: Tinder has a ‘VIP version’

The secret’s out: Tinder has a ‘VIP version’

Unless you are a celebrity, a multimillionaire or a model, you can’t be on it! Unless you’re really popular, that is…

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