Hinge uses the Gale-Shapley algorithm that pairs people “who are likely to mutually like one another”. It measures this based off your engagement and who engages with you, as well as matches you to people with similar preferences.
How long does it take to get a match on Hinge?
According to new research from dating app Hinge, messages sent within the first 24 hours of matching are twice as likely to receive a response, but a majority of people take up to 2.5 days to start a conversation.
Do inactive profiles show up on Hinge?
Hinge also has a feature that notes just joined on users profiles to indicate if someone is new (and therefore likely active) on Hinge. However, if youre someone who checks the app often, then chances are youre going to come across an inactive profile at some point.