A recent Vanity Fair story about dating-slash-hookup app Tinder has got the company a little hot under the collar.
The piece, by journalist Nancy Jo Sales, suggests in part that the mobile app has caused a “dating apocalypse” wherein users bypass romance and intimacy in favor of hookups, one-night stands and, in Sales’ more serious accusations, misogyny and the breakdown of long-term relationships.
Tinder decided to respond to Sales’ article in what can only be described as a category 5 tweetstorm, posted below. But be prepared: this isn’t a quickie.
Sales responded in kind:
On Wednesday morning, Tinder attempted to walk back its response in a comment given to The New York Times: