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Tinder’s 2018 trends report shows how basic your dating profile is

Tinder has released its first ever ‘Year in Swipe’ trends report for UK-based users and − be warned − it shows you just how, ahem, “basic af” your profile is.

Avocado-loving foodies who love travelling, dogs and coffee, keep scrolling if you fancy playing an uncomfortable game of Tinder Bio Bingo. Brace yourselves…

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The terms most commonly mentioned on Tinder profiles:

  • Travel
  • Music
  • Gym
  • Drink
  • Dogs
  • Wine
  • Relationship
  • Coffee
  • Mum
  • Beer
  • LOL
  • Height
  • Foodie

The slang terms most commonly mentioned on Tinder profiles:

  • Fit
  • Funny
  • LOL
  • Eyes
  • Outgoing
  • Intelligent
  • Foodie
  • Babe

The emoji most commonly found on Tinder profiles:

(iOS versions of emoji included, but competing platforms’ of equivalents also apply.)









































The foods most commonly mentioned on Tinder profiles:

  • Cheese
  • Cake
  • Chocolate
  • Pasta Ice cream
  • Sushi
  • Burger
  • Avocado
  • Fries
  • Salad
  • Seafood
  • Guacamole

The most commonly selected Tinder profile ‘Anthems’:

  • In My Feelings − Drake
  • Sicko Mode − Travis Scott
  • Taste − Tyga, Offset
  • I Love It − Kanye West, Lil Pump
  • Lucid Dreams − Juice Wrld
  • Better Now − Post Malone
  • Nonstop − Drake
  • Sad! − XXXtentacion
  • Nice For What − Drake
  • God Is A Woman − Ariana Grande

However, before you dive into the Tinder app and edit the hell out of your profile, you should take note of the following − these are the Tinder ‘Top Picks’ tags that attracted the most right swipes this year:

On women’s profiles:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Adventurer
  • Lifesaver/Scholar (tied)
  • Firefighter
  • Model

On men’s profiles:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Firefighter
  • Lifesaver
  • Model
  • Scholar/Doctor (tied)

So how basic are you? Let us know on Twitter @TrustedReviews.

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