So Tinder Is Rating You According To Your Desirability...

Tinder is all fun and games until you find out that it's actually been judging you the whole time. And here I thought we were the ones being judgey as we swiped right and left to our heart's content. How wrong I was...


While we might not realise it, anyone on Tinder (so basically everyone you know) has an internal rating. This is a score assigned by the company based on how desirable you are. Apparently it's to facilitate matches, which means that people with a similar 'desirability rating' will appear in your Tinder feed. Well I just don't agree with this...As a firm believe in aiming high, I feel like you should have access to all sorts of desirable people, whether they match your rating or not. Equal opportunities for all!

According to a Tinder analyst, it all comes down to being 'desirable.' Not your looks, or your profile picture, but a myriad of factors. "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.' Every swipe is in a way casting a vote: I find this person more desirable than this person, whatever motivated you to swipe right. It might be because of attractiveness, or it might be because they had a really good profile."




Tinder are keeping these ratings private, which is probably for the best. But let's wait for the hackers to get in there and we'll have a full on Mean Girls style meltdown on our hands...

Isabelle Riggins

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