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Tinder will let you spice up your profile with 2-second gifs of yourself

Tinder's new Loop feature,which allows users to upload two second looping videos to their profiles, has been rolled out globally.
Dating apps are easy to misuse. Jess Carbino pictured.

I asked 3 relationship experts about the biggest mistakes people make on dating apps

Dating apps are still relatively new, and still extremely confusing. A sociologist, a psychologist, and a dating app founder weigh in on the biggest mistakes they've seen people make while online dating.
Hinge has a focus on "real relationships."

Tinder’s owner took a controlling stake in Hinge as it stares down the threat from Facebook

Tinder owner Match has acquired a 51% stake in Hinge for an undisclosed fee. Match first took a stake in Hinge in September last year and has the right to acquire its remaining shares over the next 12 months.

The psychological reasons why we want what we can’t have — and why we chase someone who pulls away

'Too often, the thing you want most is the one thing you can't have,' says dating coach Erika Ettin. And it can feel like the more someone pulls away, the more you end up wanting them.

You might still be single because of something called the ‘paradox of choice’ — here’s what it means

It's good to have a lot of choice, but sometimes it can lead us to think there is something better out there. In reality, the grass isn't always greener on the other side.

A scientist who’s worked at Tinder and Bumble says too many people make the same mistake in their dating profile photo

After stints at Tinder and now at Bumble, Dr. Jess Carbino has found that people who smile in their online dating profile photos are more likely to get swiped right on. But many people think it's sexier to grimace, or to try to look like a model.
Facebook said it has a 'zero-tolerance' approach to abuse.

Facebook fired an employee accused of using privileged access to ‘stalk women’ on Tinder

Cybersecurity expert Jackie Stokes made the claim about the Facebook engineer, citing 'Tinder logs' she had been passed by a source. Facebook investigated and promptly fired the individual.

Tinder’s parent company hits Facebook below the belt and calls its new dating product ‘great for US/Russia relationships’

Facebook will be rolling out a dating feature and the key players in the dating market are offering their thoughts. The chief executive of Match Group's parent company snubbed the product, saying it will be "great for US/Russia relationships."

Facebook is making a Tinder killer to help people find dates — ‘not just hookups’

At the F8 conference on Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company would add features to its app to help users find long-term relationships, "not just hookups."

7 awkward questions you should ask on a first date — and 3 you really shouldn’t

There's a fine line between really getting to know someone and probing them.