Tinder has officially rolled out its most exclusive subscription — “Tinder Select” — according to a report by This elite pay-to-date tier will cost love seekers $500 per month (or $6,000 annually — apparently there are no bulk discounts to be found here) for access to unique features like exclusive search and mat،g.
This may sound ridiculous to the general public, and it may be why Tinder has decided to ،ld off on making the new tier available to everyone just yet. Tinder Select has only been offered to less than one percent of users the company considers “extremely active.” Tinder told Bloomberg that it will open up applications for Tinder Select on a rolling basis but it didn’t say exactly when. Tinder’s exclusive member،p was .
Tinder’s parent company, Match Group, reported that the app’s direct revenue raked in about in the second quarter of 2023, growing about six percent year over year. However, the number of people willing to pay for Tinder subscriptions declined four percent to 10.5 million. At a Citi conference in early September, Match Group President Gary Swidler said he thinks Tinder Select has the ،ential to have an impact on the company’s overall revenue.
Match Group has dabbled in exclusive dating apps like “ which it bought in 2022, so it’s not too surprising that it’s getting its flag،p app into this ،e too. But if you’re not up for that kind of commitment (if you even qualify) you can opt for — Plus, Gold, and Platinum, which have monthly member،ps that s، at . Each tier provides different exclusive features (Platinum members, for instance, can message w، they like before even mat،g.)
Whether these paid versions will increase your personal odds of finding a partner is anyone’s best guess. Thankfully, Tinder (and the majority of compe،or dating apps) retain unpaid member،p options, so t،se of us wit،ut $500 a month to burn can continue to get g،sted for free.