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  • Tinder members love trolling other users
  • Tinder members love trolling other users
    LifeWorks (2017) ©

Tinder members love trolling other users

The numberof people on dating apps is on the rise – but not everyone is looking for love. Online and app-based dating are making romance more casual and entertaining, rather than a serious courting process. And as attitudes change, people are using Tinder for their own amusement by trolling.



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  • Article image Tinder TV: swiping as a spectator sport

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  • Article image How are Boomers going on the pull online?

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