But tinders initial position provided further illustration of the lack of support for black women online. As a result of the downgraded status of black single females on dating apps they have to work harder and be more resilient than whites females in order to find appropriate matches within online dating apps and this takes its toll. It may look like tinder, and work like tinder, but meld founders rassa tona and wale ayeni want to be clear that their new dating app is not the black tinder. However, tinder does allow users to identify as a black, asian, hispanic, or white person in their dating profile, and that information can inform the matchmaking process in subtle ways. New tinder for interracial dating app prioritizes racial preferences by taylor soper on july 27, 2016 at 428 pm july 27, 2016 at 430 pm share 80 tweet share reddit email. Com toronto-based eternity martis breaks down the many troubling attitudes black women face on popular dating app tinder. A few months ago, i received a message from leon, a tall, dark (by european standards), and handsome man in toronto.