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Find your Facebook friends' Tinder profiles. Don't actually use this by the way that's weird. Not even in a good way.

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Update from 2018: This no longer works. Tinder has removed the Tinder Social feature entirely. We did it I guess?


Stalk your friends on Tinder. Don't actually do that. It's just a description of what this code does.

To run it using Python 3, just do:

pip install -r requirements.txt

You'll then need to answer y to a prompt asking you if you really want to look at your real-life friends' Tinder profiles. Otherwise the app will quit. If you answer y, the app will be available at http://localhost:5000.

Help it's not working

Listen pal you gotta put your Facebook id and Facebook auth token in SECRETS.json. I have no idea how to get these without sniffing the traffic of the Tinder app with mitmproxy. Or you can use any proxy, really. Or there's probably another way to do it. Or you could just close this page and go talk to them, I'm sure they're nice.

Why did you make this?

So people on Tinder would know that their Facebook friends could creepily stalk them.

Hey I have a really moral reason for using this code to stalk an actual human being I know

Do you though? Are you sure you wouldn't rather just close this page and talk to them? It's probably going to help you a lot more than this code is.

tinder-detective open issues Ask a question     (View All Issues)
  • over 3 years TemplateNotFound
  • over 3 years Python has stopped working
  • over 3 years Like/Unlike Button links require Auth header. Suggest using AJAX to complete server-side.
  • over 3 years ImportError: cannot import name 'ForkingMixIn'
  • over 3 years Requirement already satisfied
  • over 3 years Swiping buttons elicit 401 error
  • over 3 years ImportError: No module named 'dateutil'
  • over 3 years No module named 'flask'
  • over 3 years UnicodeEncodeError: 'charmap' codec can't encode character '\U0001f512' in position 91: character maps to <undefined>
  • over 3 years Cannot find SECRETS.json. Anyone else?
  • over 3 years NameError: global name 'timezone' is not defined
  • over 3 years Is it fixed ?
  • over 3 years Adopt "squadbleed" as 'vulnerability' name
  • over 3 years Swiping doesn't work
  • over 3 years Restarting with stat/debugger is active
  • over 3 years only getting a page with the following content
  • over 3 years NameError: name 'y' is not defined
  • over 3 years json.decoder.JSONDecodeError:
  • over 3 years Error when running "python"
  • over 3 years builtins.UnicodeEncodeError
  • over 3 years Non-ASCII character '\xf0'
  • over 3 years Noticed it only shows Australian and very few American friends
  • over 3 years Add API endpoint to enable tinder social
  • over 3 years Token can be retrieved here.
tinder-detective open pull requests (View All Pulls)
  • Presents error messages to the user without the use of werkzeug debug messages. In addition, users can create the SECRETS.json file via a web form provided if the file does not already exist.
  • Enable tinder social
  • added jquery dependency to main.html and displays x-auth-token on con…
  • Added SECRETS.json and some changes in Readme
  • Update
  • Added SuperLike button and fixed Like button
  • Reuse connections to Tinder
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