Have you ever been in a situation where a product manager comes up to you with a seemingly new and fantastic product idea, that sounds something like, “…so then you could view the [product] details, and swipe right if you like it, and swipe left if you don’t, kind of like Tinder but for [your product]!” Yeah, no. You literally cannot design something like that, because Tinder has a patent on the interaction of swiping right to like and left to dislike.

Okok fine, it is the hallmark of their entire app, so then just get rid of the swipe feature and we’ll make an MVP solution of just having a like and dislike button at the bottom. Tough luck kid, they have a patent on that too.

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