It has met with controversy over limiting the number of "likes" a free user can give in a certain amount of time, as well as charging prices for different age groups.As of late 2014, an estimated 50 million people use the app every month with an average of 12 million matches per day.
Basic information is gathered and the users' social graph is analyzed.
Rad and Mateen had known each other since they were 14.
They later attended USC together and entered the Internet entrepreneurship field.
The Boost feature lets the user have the top profile in the area for thirty minutes.
Users receive up to ten times the amount of profile views while boosting. If users do not have Tinder Plus or want more Boosts, they can be purchased in the app.
If two users like each other it then results in a "match" and they are able to chat within the app.