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"I think earlier on there was an idea of it as a hook-up-type site, but I think everybody sees it as not just a grubby site specifically for sexual liaisons.

Now, it's a little bit edgy but still credible in terms of meeting someone on it,." he says.

They broke the ice by talking about their memorable Tinder dates.

THE STIGMA IS FADINGAitcheson senses that the stigma once attached to meeting people through technology is fading.

I hate that thing about online dating – notifications that say 'these people are looking at you.' I like that you match if they think the same thing, or if they like you." TYPES TO AVOIDYou quickly learn the types to avoid, says Joanna: men whose photos feature a gun, a motorbike, or their ex-partner."Based on the people I know on Tinder, it is a little less serious, more 'lets hook up and have sex'." IN PRAISE OF TINDER Not so, says Hamish Aitcheson, a Tinder-using 57-year-old father of two.While he's encountered plenty of people looking for a one night stand or just having a laugh, there are hundreds of Kiwis over 40-50 using Tinder to find romance.Instead, these people are taking to Tinder, or creating their own websites, looking for love and long-term relationships.New services are popping up that specifically cater to this older market, such as Stitch, an app founded by Australian Andrew Dowling that targets those over 60.

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Where singles once struggled to get a date, apps such as Tinder make it possible to date a different person every night of the week. But there's another vast group of people using these apps who don't want such fleeting interactions.