“It’s a way of essentially matching people and ranking them more quickly and accurately based on who they are being matched up against.”Still, as nuanced as Tinder’s algorithm may be, it ultimately comes down to what Tinder data analyst Chris Dumler calls a “vast voting system.” Every time you swipe right on one person and left on another, you’re fundamentally saying, “This person is more desirable than this other person,” says Dumler.
“Every swipe is in a way casting a vote: I find this person more desirable than this person, whatever motivated you to swipe right.
I ask them if the data they’re about to show me will scar my ego. “It’s one thing to look up your personal information.
The beauty of Tinder, after all, is that rejection has been removed entirely from the process, since you have no idea who dismissed your profile. You know how many people you swiped on, but this also includes things like what other people have done, like how many people have swiped left on you.”I started having second thoughts, but it was too late. “It’s on the upper end of average.” It’s a vague number to process, but I knew I didn’t like hearing it.
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Looking up your score on Tinder is even more jarring.
Rad teased me about it several times over dinner one evening, gauging what my score might be as he swiped through a slew of Tinder profiles on my phone.
Now, in an instant, I’d learn exactly how I ranked on Tinder. The team did a drum roll, and for a brief second I thought by a fluke I’d turn out to be the No. Something about “upper end of average” didn’t exactly do wonders for my ego.
1 ranked Tinder user—a narcissistic notion not dissimilar to how I felt when I left the SATs in high school, having guessed my way through the final section yet still believing I’d somehow get a perfect score. I leaned into the screen to see the data up close, but Solli-Nowlan threw his hand up to block my sight.“Don’t go staring at my screen,” he joked.