The first time I met someone using Tinder, the free dating app that requires users to swipe left for “no” and right for “yes” before enabling new “matches” to chat, it was an unqualified success. I was newly single after five years in a committed relationship and wasn’t looking for anything more than fun, friendship and, well, who knows.

A few weeks earlier I had tried to give my number to a girl in a cinema café in Brixton.

I wrote it on a postcard I’d been using as a bookmark.

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The date wasn’t a success in the traditional sense of leading us into a contract based on exclusivity, an accumulating cache of resentments and a mortgage, but it put me back in the game (an appropriate metaphor – people speak regularly of “playing” with the app).

According to Sean Rad, the co-founder who launched Tinder in late 2012, the service was invented for people like me.

“It was really a way to overcome my own problems,” he told the editor of at an event in London last month.

“It was weird to me, to start a conversation [with a stranger].

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When I arrived at the appointed meeting place, she told me I was far more handsome IRL (“in real life”) than my pictures suggested.