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But after Tinder filed a lawsuit and the company rebranded as Feeld (as in “playing the”), the founders said they welcomed the opportunity to expand the mission of the app.“Feeld is a platform for alternative dating, for people who are beyond labels,” Ms. “They can meet each other without the necessity of coming from a very defined place with a very defined requirement.”According to the company, the majority of Feeld users are between the ages of 26 and 32, and they cluster in major cities: New York, London, São Paulo, Los Angeles and Paris.
About 35 percent are on the app with a partner, and 45 percent identify as something other than heterosexual.
But couples and partners can sign up, too, in service of finding a third — or a fourth.My first serious relationship, with Abby, lasted throughout college. In the mornings, we stared at each other while brushing our teeth, scrunching up our faces into caricatures.I watched her use deodorant with an anthropological curiosity.The app was released in 2014 by Dimo Trifonov and Ana Kirova, two graphic designers living in London, as 3nder (pronounced “Thrinder”).They hoped to appeal to individuals and partners looking to join or have threesomes.