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swipe right

1. slang To show interest in or approval of someone or something in an app. The phrase was popularized by the dating app Tinder, in which users "swipe right" on the screen to indicate interest in a potential mate. That girl is gorgeous, I'm definitely swiping right. Ooh, this guy's funny—swipe right! I keep swiping right because these dresses are all gorgeous.
2. slang By extension, to accept, agree with, or show enthusiasm for something. A night out instead of studying? I'm swiping right on that.
See also: right, swipe
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Research from Paddy Power revealed a total of 21 per cent of people in the city swiped right to meet people.
If the other person has swiped right on your photo, then there is a match, and messaging with them can begin.
Lastly, strange clothing or background should also be an identifier to tell you if the one you swiped right is for real or fake.
Users are allowed to chat if both parties matched or swiped right. In a text message to Philstar.
He was, indeed, the only male northern white rhino on the entire planet, and anyone who swiped right on his profile was asked to donate to research into artificially breeding rhinos."I don't mean to be too forward, but the fate of my species literally depends on me," Sudan's profile read.
Let's just say I'm super glad I swiped right. This was back in April 2014 and we went out for drinks in Cardiff for our first date.
You get a match when a person you swiped right to is equally as interested in you.
Tinder, according to Alicia Eler and Eve Peyser, "is a metaphor for speeding up and mechanizing decision-making, turning us into binary creatures who can bypass underlying questions and emotions and instead go with whatever feels really good at the moment." Faced with a multitude of faces, once you have been swiping for a while you would probably fail to notice when someone you swiped right does not swipe you back.
Smart Photos will continuously test users' profile photos for their success so that photos that are most likely to be swiped right will go to the front of your profile.
I think the application swiped right on about 200,000 people,' Stadil said.
He swiped right on the woman's profile, showing he was interested, and just moments later the pair had a match, News.com.au reported.