That's because the maximum search distance you can set is 100 miles.
Fisher noted that technology is not changing love, just changing the way we court.
Fisher says the goal of online dating is to meet a person as soon as possible.
"We even matched two people in Antarctica."Unlike traditional dating sites, Tinder does not have profiles that tell you what a person likes to do, wants in a mate or information on height, weight, religion, children or political preferences.
(There is a small "about" section on Tinder which is optional.
Most are blank.) On Tinder if you like a person's photograph you swipe right, if not, you swipe left.
And unlike other dating sites you can't communicate with a person on Tinder unless you both swiped yes to each other.
But with 87 million singles in the United States and nearly 40 million dating online, it seemed a good way to meet someone.
"No one is going to respond to someone who says they are a couch potato and likes to stay home."I was lucky. (I have friends who have been on dating sites for years.) I corresponded with 50 women and met 15 for drinks, which is recommended over meeting someone for dinner. Because if after 15 minutes you don't like the person you are stuck; and for men that means the bill as well.
But as a person living in New York City, fewer is relative and Tinder is free.
And I liked the idea of not having to reading profiles; because after reading hundreds of online profiles you realize they are depressingly similar and yes, dare I say it, boring.
"No profile, no picture will find you the perfect person.