, Tinder is the harbinger of today's hookup-fueled "dating apocalypse." But the truth of the matter is, hooking up isn't anything new (and may in fact be hardwired into our genetics).
And as for Tinder, sure, it can be used for swiftly finding a one-night stand, but there are If your life is too busy to squeeze in the time-consuming intricacies of a longer-term relationship, or you're just looking for a little low-stakes fun tonight, you need a quick, surefire way to find a quality fling.
Instead, though, we were sent to the homepage and given the option to watch the Australian version of its “Feel Everything” ad in “Safe for Work,” “Feel Everything” or “Not Safe for Work” modes.
(In case you wondered—because we did—the main difference between “Feel Everything” and “Not Safe for Work” is that the latter has similar quick-shots of passionate lovemaking, except with more ass-grabbing.
The system can distinguish between male and female voices, and interpret multiple languages, including English, Italian, French, Portuguese and Polish. It isn’t clear how the analysis works (how does one measure “mystery”? We tried it twice and the percentages changed, though overall results were more or less the same—mysterious and sensual, while hopelessly wanting in sophistication and intensity. The bot then kicks you to Skyn’s website, where you can check out which of its condom boxes suit you best.
The voice analyzer is meant to be a promotion for its newest Unknown Pleasure collection, a grab-bag of warming, cooling, tingling, textured and even cocktail-flavored condoms.
Mingle2Instead of swiping, Mingle2 has users tap a heart to indicate that they like someone.
You can also "nudge" someone, which is similar to when you'd "poke" your crush on Facebook in ninth grade.
(We just stuck with our first thought—”I feel weird pillow-talking a robot.”)Created by Sid Lee Paris with digital production by Jam3, the bot then sets to work at analyzing your voice.
If you happen to be looking for apps to use for private, discreet messaging (sexual or otherwise), we've compiled a list of some you may be interested in.
In fact, considering the iffy legal issues surrounding sexting and "intimate photo sharing," most apps used for the act specifically discourage users from partaking. In fact, if you look in your phone's app store, you'll likely see the growing number of apps offering private messaging and sharing.
Dance clubs and dive bars may have worked in the '90s, but now, even if you’re out, your phone is a much easier way to find someone to "watch Netflix and chill" with (especially someone you won’t regret tomorrow).
And the great thing is, whether you prefer chatting extensively with your new crush first or a little fantasy in your play, there are diverse options to suit your every whim and desire.