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The social impact of development practices on dating: A Phd Thesis on the Tinder Algorithm

Review of the development choices of Tinder's matching system and its social impact on gender, and more broadly on couple formation, through a qualitative analysis. This type of analysis should help data scientists and engineers to reflect on their daily practices and learn to critically analyse their choices when defining algorithms and models.

  • Researcher: Dr. Jessica Pidoux
  • University: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland