Trolling through Tinder profiles has become somewhat of a national pastime—a hobby, if you will. Though you probably put more effort into your rec soccer league than your dating game. Lookin' at you, serial swipers.
Well, all that can change now that Tinder's launched a Web-optimized desktop version of its smartphone app. The name, Tinder Online, isn't all that creative, but it does offer another platform to maximize time spent swiping—perfect for office bachelors and eligible college students looking for love, or a hookup, while at work or in class. (Though we can't say it'll do much for your professional productivity...) Plus, a desktop means bio pictures won't be squished to super-small proportions.
On a less shallow note, Tinder Online wasn't solely designed to satisfy your insatiable swiping needs. It's also geared toward new users in emerging markets—like Indonesia and the Philippines—who don't have enough storage on their phones.
But there's a catch.
Because Tinder Online was developed to attract users from emerging markets, it's only being tested in a handful of countries, and the United States isn't one of them. But if you happen to be romantically available in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, the Philippines, or Sweden, consider yourself lucky—you can start "clicking and dragging" (can't swipe on a computer) today. Don't sweat if you have no plans on moving from the States: Tinder has plans to launch the desktop version everywhere "soon."
Check out a demo for Tinder Online in the video below.
Oh, and to up your odds of actually getting a date from the dating app, use these 5 rules for crafting the perfect first message.