The wildly popular dating app Tinder just reached its billionth match — so I decided to see what all of the fuss was about. This is what happened when I went on a Tinder date and CNBC came with me.
Like most people who sign up to use the dating app, Tinder, I was very apprehensive of what would happen as soon as I started swiping.
The app itself is like a human conveyor belt. Swipe right if you like what you see, swipe left if you never want to see it again.
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Are the people on Tinder normal?
It turns out, while there is no shortage of selfies, shirtless photos and tiger-petting pictures (which I still don't understand) the majority of the people on Tinder looked rather wholesome. I continued my quest for the perfect Tinder date…
When I matched with Benny, we clicked immediately. His opening line was a joke about flamingos which, albeit incredibly random, caught my attention amongst all of the "Hi" and "Hey" messages one must wade through to find a match with personality.
As we continued chatting, he explained that he was only in the states for two weeks for a wedding. He has lived in London for the last four years but grew up in Australia. Cue dreamy accent sigh.
A match is created only when both players share a mutual attraction and are located within a reasonable proximity of each other. A testament to Tinder's design, without the dating app, Benny and I would have never crossed paths.
Watch how our date unfolded in the video above.
The CEO of Tinder, Sean Rad, announced on "Fast Money" that over 1 billion matches have been made globally since the app's launch in 2012.
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According to Tinder, more than 300 Tinder matches have blossomed into marriages.
So to all of the singles out there looking for love: Better keep on tindering!