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Tinder may be expanding from matchmaking into original video content. According to Variety, Tinder has developed a lengthy Choose Your Own Adventure-style series about a group of characters facing the end of the world. It’ll be controlled by swipes, of course, and it’ll reportedly include more than two hours of content.
While this all sounds like a particularly odd move from Tinder, there’s apparently a matchmaking motivation behind it. Variety reports that viewers who make the same choices may then be matched up with one another, giving them something to chat about and suggesting they have something in common. Tinder declined to comment.
For now, it’s not entirely clear how all of this...