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It wasn't, however, easy to find a great friend match.With photo-heavy, information light profiles, the apps had me frustrated within five minutes.I was already imagining suggesting tea and scones at nearby Alice's Tea Cup when the Brit dreamboat got back to me one day later: "Thanks! I'm just traveling here for a couple days." I typed a polite "You're welcome," a little crushed.It turns out, according to Pambakian, Tinder is commonly used as a travel guide.That said, I was confident friendship was going to be different on the apps.People would be chiller because the relationship stakes were lower. Still, I didn't want to play mind games with my future besties.So if that's an issue, we should probably just call it now."We did; he never responded.And he wasn't the only one who ghosted me after the big reveal.



), ab selfies, and if I was really lucky, a suit shot."The co-founders wanted to create a really efficient way to meet people around you who you probably would have never met before."The "show me men versus women" option the app provides is "exactly what it says," Pambakian explains."We're not asking you to define what you're interested in." Yet I joined right in creating the user subtext.I associated more with her: She had zero chance with me romantically because of my sexual orientation, and I'd feel unethically deceptive talking with her even though I wrote "straight" in my profile and that I was just searching for friends. I always wanted an English friend, in part due to the accent and cultural intrigue.

I also doubted, after a while, people really read what I wrote. As forward as his message was (Did he want to hang out with me already?!

With no other criteria, I swiped right on guys who I found attractive and could write a literate sentence in their About Me, the same method I used when trying to date.