Described by some news outlets as “the next Facebook,” it has made the concept of both mobile and online dating more socially acceptable.

Part of the reason for this according to founder Justin Mateen, is that mobile phones – and smartphones in particular - have become so ubiquitous.

The settings tab allows you to choose whether you want to be matched with men or women or both, how far away you are willing to search (i.e. Pictures of potential suitors pop up on your screen one by one along with their ages (your age is also pulled from your Facebook profile), and whether you have Facebook friends or mutual interests in common.

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Celebrities are joining Tinder along with the millions of other daters downloading the app.

It’s become a part of TV shows about single people, including Girls and The Mindy Kaling Project.

Lots of people having the same problem, inexplicably, appears to be some problem with the software.

Some have had success installing previous version of Tinder (don't know where to get it though, and not sure it's safe) then updating to new version once they get signed up.

Or, you can click the plus sign on the top right of your Profile page to check your phone, Instagram, or album photos from Facebook for other pictures to include.

You can also say a few words (up to 500 characters) to describe yourself.

“The last few times I’ve gone out, I haven’t not noticed someone using Tinder in a bar. If you’re married or in a relationship, you can use Tinder without any members having knowledge about the fact you have a significant other.

So, it enables people to cheat if they feel so inclined.

1 hour or 2 days ago), as well as an “about” section where people can leave a little information about themselves (or not much at all besides “hi”).

If you have common interests or friends on Facebook, those will appear below the photos.

“Mobile phones have become an extension of who we are,” he tells The Huffington Post.