Facebook went down. And then it came back up. It happens to almost every website.

For some, that wasn’t the worst thing to happen on the Internet today.

A bit after Facebook came back up, I noticed some people tweeting that their Tinder matches had disappeared. So I set up a TweetDeck column to match any mentions of this. Turns out, it’s an issue affecting quite a number of users.

Here’s a sampling of people grieving over their now-clean Tinder slates.

At this point, we don’t know if matches will be restored or if all these users will be forced to start anew.

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We’ll update as soon as we learn more.


According to the @Tinder Twitter account, users should now be able to get their matches back by logging out of the app and logging back in again.

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