Tinder Taps Its Inner Vegas to Predict Swipe Rights

TinderIn this post-Tinder world, your profile picture is everything. The world swipes right (acceptance!) or swipes left (rejection!) based solely on what your photo looks like. Not what you look like. What your photo looks like. So, when hunting for dates and other forms of conjugation, you better get that photo right. Your future could hinge on whether you choose the pic where you’re hugging the labradoodle or the one where you’re hiking through the woods. But now, you needn’t sweat this issue quite so much. Today, Tinder introduced a tool it calls Smart Photos. You upload five or six photos into the popular dating app, and through a combination of machine learning and what’s called multi-armed bandit testing, it decides which photos will likely appeal to which people. And…


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