"In my own case, after three or four years, things get monotonous. I think a lot of people suffer from that, especially men." The site launched in March and already boasts more than 50,000 members, nearly half of them couples.
Men or couples pay .95 a month, single women pay only .95 a month.
Dan and Marty, also Alex’s roommates in a shiny high-rise apartment building near Wall Street, can vouch for that. “She works at—” He says the name of a high-end art auction house. And yet a lack of an intimate knowledge of his potential sex partners never presents him with an obstacle to physical intimacy, Alex says."Many sites have a very adult feel to them," including nude pictures, "which is quite a turnoff for younger individuals who approach this from a more scientific perspective." Wade said no nudity is allowed in members' public profiles, though private folders can be more revealing."Our goal is to keep the porn out and keep the site classy," he said.Everyone is drinking, peering into their screens and swiping on the faces of strangers they may have sex with later that evening. “Ew, this guy has Dad bod,” a young woman says of a potential match, swiping left.Her friends smirk, not looking up.“Tinder sucks,” they say. At a booth in the back, three handsome twentysomething guys in button-downs are having beers.