is rolling out a new in-app event for users called Vibes. When the event starts in their area, members will be alerted via push notification or when they open the
Those who participate in the
event will be asked a set of questions with topics ranging from personality traits to pop culture, that would help refine matches for them, something which the company calls a “Vibe check”. When the Vibe check is right, or in other words, when the current Vibes of participants match, you will be able to talk with your match over chat or video call. The feature is set to roll out in late May.
As per Tinder, Vibes will be shown on the member profiles for 72 hours and they “move quickly”. Each event will last for only 48 hours but more will be conducted later.
Udi Milo, VP of Product, Tinder, said, “We built Vibes to help make profiles as dynamic as our members while giving them more to match on along the way. This is the first of many things we’re creating for the Tinder community this year so they can show off more of their personalities on the
Tinder has hosted in-app events before also like
, where more than 13 million members came together last fall to participate in a shared storyline, claims the company. There was Swipe Surge too to help members spark 25+ per cent more matches on average.