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In that sense, a photo showing you skydiving may be alluring (or not) for different reasons; some may like that you’re an adventurous thrill seeker, while some might simply be intrigued by how you look.
“This [Elo score] isn’t a universal attractiveness,” Solli-Nowlan says.
I met a guy named Steve who I fell hard for -- he was 17 years younger than me.
We had amazing chemistry and so much fun together and it all moved very quickly.
Drivers on Uber, for example, rate their passengers on a scale of one to five, a rating the ride-sharing company recently made accessible to its users.
1 ranked Tinder user—a narcissistic notion not dissimilar to how I felt when I left the SATs in high school, having guessed my way through the final section yet still believing I’d somehow get a perfect score. I leaned into the screen to see the data up close, but Solli-Nowlan threw his hand up to block my sight.“Don’t go staring at my screen,” he joked.Referred to inside the company as an “Elo score,” a term the chess world uses to rank player skill levels, Tinder’s rating system helps it parse its user base in order to facilitate better matches.Using the system, Tinder could, say, surface more potential dates based on score compatibility.It’s not uncommon for technology companies to give its users ratings these days, and for good reason.
In the gig economy, both customers and service providers now score each other with review systems that help platforms like Airbnb, Task Rabbit, and Lyft weed out bad actors.It was one thing to know my Uber rating, but did I really want to know my Elo score on Tinder?