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Dating app Hinge is relaunching after secretly spending 9 months building a new relationship-focused app

In August of 2015, Vanity Fair published an explosive article that painted the modern dating scene, fueled by apps, as an apocalyptic wasteland where people move from one casually dehumanizing experience to another. Tinder’s Twitter account had a public freakout on writer Nancy Jo Sales, accusing her of misrepresenting its users. But Hinge CEO Justin McLeod had a completely different reaction: he took it to heart.
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