Tinder no longer sees physical closeness as a necessity for dating. The company announced today that it’ll soon be testing Global Mode, a new option for daters to opt in to that’ll allow their profiles to show up around the world, regardless of where they live. They’ll also be able to view and match with people who live in other countries.
The feature sounds similar to, but is different from, Tinder’s paid option called Passport, which lets people select a location and swipe in that place. With Global Mode, people’s profiles will populate throughout the world. Typically, Passport is used before people go on trips so they can set up dates or find people to show them around an area ahead of their arrival. Global Mode is also, crucially,…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts