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The Game Design of Tinder & Online Dating | Game/Show | PBS Digital Studios

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Published on Dec 23, 2014

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With 50 million active users, Tinder seems to be doing something right. As online dating continues to surge in popularity, we couldn't help but notice the similarities between dating and gaming. After all, the act of mating is one of the oldest forms of competition, and if you look closely, also shares some of the basic behaviors of play. So how do the creators of Tinder use game mechanics in designing this digital mating ritual? Watch the episode and find out!

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ASSETS:
1:03
GTA 5 - How to DATE AMANDA (Funny Moments In Grand Theft Auto V)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Nnpc...

1:40
Tinder - #ItStartsHere
http://vimeo.com/84069532

1:42
The Real Reason Tinder is So Addictive... is Why Cards Are the Future of the Web 
http://vimeo.com/74155028

2:10
http://rodddles.tumblr.com/post/88689...

2:15
Swipe-O-Matic for Tinder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxjL6...

2:22
Tinder - #itstartshere
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxjL6...

2:29
How To Efficiently Use Tinder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxj1f...

2:45
Pro Tour Magic 2015 - Round 8 (Standard) - Reid Duke vs. Kyle Boggemes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pV5lJ...

2:51
Its a Match! -- What its like being an attractive girl on Tinder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i71uc...

3:02
Its a Match! -- What its like being an attractive girl on Tinder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i71uc...

3:13
Kim Kardashian Hollywood - Tips on Winning at Dating
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysNT3...

3:24
GTA 5 Gameplay: BIGGEST LOOP EVER - Inside Gaming
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6mUX...

3:56
TINDER for Video Game Characters
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fInvw...

4:35
Thanks for a great AMA, Reddit!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynQ5Z...

6:39
Amy Webb How I hacked online dating
https://www.ted.com/talks/amy_webb_ho...

8:20
Octodad Dadliest Catch - MARRIED TO AN OCTOPUS! - Part 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gZAj...

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COMMENTS
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MUSIC:

"Oh Damn!" by CJVSO
https://soundcloud.com/downpitched/cj...

"Digital Sonar" by Brink

"Mindphuck" by Known To Be Lethal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-cyr...

"After Hours"

"Lakes" by Chooga
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8hns...

"Beautiful Days" by Extan
https://soundcloud.com/extandnb/beaut...

"Spectrum Subdiffusion Mix" by Foniqz
https://soundcloud.com/subdiffusion/f...

"Good Way Song" by Electronic Rescue

"Alice y Bob" by Javier Rubio and Parsec
https://archive.org/details/escala19_...

"Sleet" by Kubbi
https://soundcloud.com/kubbi/kubbi-sleet

"Toaster" by Kubbi
https://soundcloud.com/kubbi/toaster

"Patriotic Songs of America" by New York Military Band and the American Quartet
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/New...

"Lets Go Back To The Rock" by Outsider
https://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/440...

"Run" by Outsider
https://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/440...

"Fame" by Statue of Diveo
https://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/352...

"Freedom Weekends" by Statue of Diveo
https://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/352...

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And regarding my glasses:

http://youtu.be/WbV_KT1iGao?t=7m32s

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