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Privacy: The app accesses all of your Facebook information, something that is "typically a turnoff for people who don’t want to accidentally see the profiles of their colleagues or worry about embarrassing notifications popping up on their Timeline," as Wortham explains But, in exchange for that, it promises not to shamelessly promote itself on your timeline.
A More Controlled Environment: The app only lets people who have mutually liked each other (based mostly on their photo) message each other. Meaning: "No more OkCupid troll sending you message after message promising dick pics if you give him your phone number," as NYU Local's Caroline Hayes and Chelsea Beeler put it. In fact, the photos it chooses to show come up in a more controlled way because of its relationship to Facebook. In addition to location, shared interests, friends, and other Facebook things are what determine who you see.
Safe, Easy, Offline Meeting: Here's the part that Tinder doesn't quite offer. The location aspect of the app ensures the person is close-by, making meeting up easy. As for the safety part, that's a little harder. Again, the mutual Facebook friend thing makes checking out the person's credibility a little easier. Anecdotally, I've had friends tell me they've met up with people on Tinder in groups at bars, at first.