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Dating App Tinder Catches Fire

The fastest-growing dating app in America is a tale of corporate romance
Dating App Tinder Catches Fire
Photographs by Gallery Stock

Miranda Levitt was gushing about her new guy. His name was Todd, she told a girlfriend one day this summer, and he was so great—a director, older, established. The 26-year-old New York actress kept enthusing until her friend, with a dawning sense of recognition, cut her off: What’s his name again? The same “great guy” had been asking her out for a week on Tinder.

“My first reaction is like, ‘What the f-‍-‍- is Tinder?’ ” Levitt says. “So of course I downloaded it and proceeded to play on it like it was a video game for weeks.”