What is swiping in dating?
“Swipe right” means to like or accept someone, while “swipe left” means to reject them. The meaning of these two phrases is taken from one of Tinders core mechanics. When a person sees a profile on their Tinder feed, they can either swipe right to show their interest or swipe left if theyre uninterested.
Why am I getting matches on Tinder when I didnt swipe right?
It is also thought that, because of the algorithm, if you use Tinder often youre more likely to get matches. The reason for this is that Tinder doesnt want people swiping right on your profile (or several profiles of people who dont use the app often) and being frustrated when they dont get a match.
Does Tinder show you more if you swipe more?
The idea behind the Elo score was that Tinder would rank people by attractiveness. Elo scores are used to rank chess players, too, but in the context of Tinder, the more people that swiped right (or Liked) a persons profile, the higher their assigned score went up.