publication . Article . 2019

Lógicas de funcionamento do Tinder. Uma análise da aplicação e das perceções dos utilizadores

Rita Sepúlveda; Jorge Vieira;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Mar 2019 Journal: Teknokultura, volume 16, pages 75-90 (eissn: 1549-2230, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM)
  • Country: Portugal
EnglishThe number of mobile dating apps has been increasing. Among them, Tinder has achieved user recognition and received attention from the press and academia. However, it is still not clear how the different agents involved interact, nor how user information is processed and combined through the action of algorithms, shaping the results of using the app. Endeavoring to shed some light on these aspects, this paper explores how the design, architecture and affordances of the platform structure user actions and consequently shape the method of use questioning how the information is used and how the actions performed generate certain results through the action of...
free text keywords: Online dating, Affordances, Algoritmo, App, Tinder, Sociology, Humanities, affordances; algoritmo; app; online dating., Communication. Mass media, P87-96, Social sciences (General), H1-99
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FCT| UID/SOC/03126/2013
Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147300
  • Funding stream: 5876
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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