Even so, motivated programmers have created dozens of Tinderbots to increase their efficacy.Some Tinderbots use game theory and others use brute force, but my favorite uses data science to achieve its goal.
On his blog, crockpotveggies.com, Justin Long provides the code for "Tinderbox," a Tinderbot that taps into Tinder's APIs and uses Eigenfaces to build an invariant model of the face you're most likely to "swipe right." You can think of it as your "perfect model." A model with all of the characteristics you love most.
He also uses Stanford NLP to help the bot analyze the sentiment of chat responses.
This adds a bit of a twist to big data's role in big dating.
Sure, you can answer the 150 questions on and hope to be matched to your soul mate, or you can just play the numbers. It offers an exponential increase in opportunities over bar crawling.
No other app comes close to its market share, but there are plenty of other offerings.
Hinge, OKCupid and Zoosk are all players, and niche apps such as JSwipe (Jewish Tinder), Happn (location-based dating), Bumble (women have to be the ones who initiate the conversation) and The League ("curated" members have to be selected to join) have all found an audience.Yes, that’s right – you can boost your dating confidence in a mere 7 days by following the information I’m about to give you in these lessons. If you want to know exactly how to attract women, look no further. I mean do guys know what goes on inside a girl’s head? So what better way to learn how to attract women than to ask the women themselves?A generation ago, most young men would have considered happy hour at the Chainsaw Sisters Saloon a target-rich environment. Most importantly, while the odds of "getting lucky" were low, they were nonzero.So even if she said, "You're more likely to get struck by lightning than to go home with me," he could answer, "Awesome! " Millennials empirically know that bar crawling is for recreation -- not for archaic, time-wasting, low-percentage mating rituals.I'm the Managing Director of the Digital Media Group at Landmark|Shelly Palmer, a tech-focused investment banking and advisory firm specializing in M&A, financings, and strategic partnerships.