August 12, 2015 8:11 AM EDT

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:

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