This past June, Tinder announced that, in celebration of pride month, the company would give one LGBTQ couple $100,000 to put towards their dream wedding. All couples had to do was share how Tinder played a part in their love story with the hashtag #TinderSuccessStory. Each couple's story was moving and heartfelt, showing a softer side to Tinder than is normally highlighted.
A few weeks ago Tinder announced the winner: recently engaged couple Ryan Holly and Logan Peters will get their dream wedding, courtesy of Tinder. Their story is truly moving, starting with Ryan giving Logan the courage to come out then, two years later, Logan asking Ryan's parents for their permission to marry him. It's a real love story and I can't wait to see where it goes next.
While the hashtag #TinderSuccessStory was originally intended for the Pride month contest, couples of all sexual orientations have been embracing it as a way to showcase the love the dating app brought them. Read on for some of the best #TinderSuccessStory tweets that prove that there's more than "hey, how's it going?" messages, fishing profile pictures, and random hookups on dating apps.
1Let The Countdown Begin
2A Picture Perfect Engagement
3Be Proud Of Your History
4Shoutout To Tinder
5The Story Of Their Lives
6Match Made On Tinder
7The Date Is Set
8A First Date That Turned Into Many
9Started From A Right Swipe
10Slid Into Her DMs — And Her Heart
11Pure Happiness Together
12Some Rules Should Be Broken
13Celebrating Their Lasting Love
14First Comes Tinder, Then Comes Baby
15First Date Was The Charm
16A Hookup Turned Love Story
17She Even Got Two Pets Out Of It
18Keeping That Spark Alive
19That's Love Right There
Some guy on Tinder is literally helping me change my internet browser from bing to google step by step #tindersuccessstory 😂— Rachel Moss (@therachelmoss) May 7, 2015
Whether it leads to one date or a baby, there's no denying the OG of dating apps has the power to forge strong connections between its users.
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