Dating sites for teens 14 through 16
You're supposed to swipe right on the images you like, and left on the ones that leave you cold.
If someone you’ve right-swiped also right-swipes you…
They were setting up a date when he sent a message that shocked her. To enter a bar, however, you usually have to be 21; the age of admission to Tinder is just 13—and Alyssa’s hardly the only teen on the app.
Alyssa didn’t meet this man at school or the mall—she met him on Tinder, the location-based dating app that lets you swipe right for “like” and left for “pass.” Once two people swipe right on each other, they’re matched and can send messages and move the interaction from online to IRL.
The company won’t reveal its exact number of users, but it did disclose that 2.5 percent are people ages 13 to 17.
If you do the math based on a late-2014 story in The New York Times, which reported that the app had nearly 50 million active users at the time, you’re left with well over a million users under 18 on the platform.
The next photo was of “Tommy, 14.” So much for the 17 age of users.
Tommy's hometown is a suburb about 30 miles away from where I live.
He was followed by Will, 14, from a suburb girls" when I signed up for Yellow, so I was quite surprised that the first 20 photos that popped up were all boys.
I'm going to guess that's because this app has a much (MUCH! All the photos that popped up featured kids who listed their ages as between 14 and 17.
so I tried clicking "Don’t Allow." Turns out that's not really an option—it's just a fake button.
The barely legible text at the bottom of the screen reads “You need to allow us to access to your location in order to use Yellow.” Period.
The difference is that Yellow says it's for "making friends" .