swipe left

swipe left

1. slang To decline or reject someone or something in an app. The phrase was popularized by the dating app Tinder, in which users "swipe left" on the screen to reject a potential mate. That girl is pretty—I'm only swiping left because I'm not into blondes. Ugh, this guy's has no sense of humor—swipe left! I keep swiping left because these dresses are all hideous.
2. slang By extension, to reject or decline something. Studying instead of a night out? Definitely swiping left on that.
See also: left, swipe
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The app is intuitive to use - just swipe left and right to change filters on your photos and videos.
The update now sees users swipe left to see content and interactions with friends, and swipe right to see news and other public content.
Users now swipe left to see and interact with their friends, and
If the misbehaving app is not already selected, use the touch pad on the Apple TV remote to swipe left or right until you land on the app you want to close.
Inspired by Tinder technology, users can swipe left or right to determine the style that is best suited to them.
You can also swipe left from the dashboard to access the scanner immediately.
Now, using our special game - which brings together the idea of Tinder for transfers - you can swipe left or right for which players you want to see running out in red, either this month or in the summer.
This plug-and-play solution can integrate with any car and smartphone for ease of use, and it comes with the following key features: Lifelong continuous updates that arrive over-the-air (OTA); Equipped with a rechargeable Li-ion battery that holds a one-week battery life (stand-by), one hour of operation, and requires a simple 12V plug-in socket (cigarette lighter) or USB port to charge, either of which are available in all vehicles; Functions in most temperatures, ranging from 0C to + 45C (storage: -20 to + 65 C); Equipped to work with both simple hand gestures, such as a swipe left and right or up and down to increase or decrease the volume, and voice recognition .
And by the way, don't bother looking for the app drawer: from the you can just swipe left to see your apps ala-iOS, and even to the right if you decide to place some apps to the left of the home screen.
So you swipe left or right based on whether you like or
Yellow Yellow, which has been called"Tinder for teens" (swipe right if you want to become friends with someone; swipe left if you don't), opens with a geo-locator.
You essentially swipe left on the fingerprint sensor to go back, swipe right to launch multitasking, tap it to go home and long press to lock the screen.
Swipe left at the bottom of the Stories camera screen and you'll get the option to capture a Boomerang video (Boomerang is a separate Instagram app which allows you to capture a short video that loops back and forth).
It's literally the same swipe right to turn it on, swipe left to turn it off.
I hear about this thing called Red Nose Day and I swipe left and there it is.