Swipe pictures of other teenagers around you, and swipe right to become friends. Meet teens near you with Spotafriend, the swiping app for teens ages 13-19.
Rachel*, 16, of New York City, lasted just an hour on Tinder.
When I was growing up, we did a little flirting and playful messaging through AOL Instant Messenger (gasp!
) and our Nokia black-and-white-display phones (double gasp!
In fact, co-founder Justin Mateen recently disclosed that more than 7 percent of Tinder users are between 13 and 17, a significant chunk considering 35-to-44-year-olds constitute just 6.5 percent.
For the uninitiated, it works like this: Tinder pulls your photos and basic information from Facebook (age, location, mutual friends, and interests) to create a profile that the app's other users can scroll through.