3nder, a dating app for threesomes, looks to sock it to rival Tinder

3nder tinder threesome screen shot 2016 05 23 at 2 34 32 pm
Has Tinder gotten too vanilla for your spicy dating life? Tired of going on dates with just one person at a time? There may be a solution, but you’ll have to act fast before it’s forced out of the dating game altogether. Meet 3nder — pronounced Thrinder — the app that lets you bring a third person into your digital relationship.

The app itself is more than two years old, but it’s been flying under the radar for much of its existence. In fact, it still has yet to release an Android version, which means that only iPhone users have had the option of swiping right on a threesome for the last couple years. But alas, it seems that soon it won’t matter whether you’re an iOS user or not — 3nder says that Tinder has demanded that the spinoff app “cease operations.”

But don’t worry — 3nder isn’t going down without a fight. The risque application has insisted upon “highlighting their significant differences,” including its mission, user base, and “emphasis on beautiful user experiences.”

“Our mission and our values could not be more distinct from those of Tinder,” said 3nder founder Dimo Trifonov. “We have and always will put ethics and aesthetics first. Our members seek something else entirely when they come to us — to explore their sexual curiosity and date in an open-minded space. With so many sexualities and relationship structures left out of Tinder and the Match Group offerings, there is room for all of us. No one should have a monopoly on love.”

In response to Tinder’s alleged requests, 3nder is goading its users to ship dirty socks to Tinder’s Hollywood headquarters. Because that’ll help its case.

#TinderSuckMySocks in support of @3nderofficial and my girl @du_pi who worked 24 hours on the campaign.

A photo posted by Dimo Trifonov (@denull) on

The app says three million messages are sent through its platform on a monthly basis, and it boasts 500,000 registered users. Another 70,000 users, the company claims, eagerly await the Android release.

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