Lonely hearts took to Twitter to complain about the mishap as the app stubbornly refused to get them back to swiping.
Tinder operates in almost 200 countries, across more than 40 different languages and with millions of users using its app every single day.
Fortnite Adds Vending Machines, Explosives Mode to Battle Royale
Another week has rolled around and that means a new set of weekly challenges for Fortnite Battle Royale's Battle Pass. Higher tiers will require more materials, with Epic tier weapons, for example, costing a staggering 500 materials.
Starting soon, Tinder's going to be embracing video by allowing users to upload two second clips of themselves to their dating profiles.
Facebook's CTO announced a slew of new privacy measures on Wednesday afternoon as a response to the ongoing criticism the social media company has faced regarding its handling of user data.
It said: "This was part of the changes that we announced today, and we are working with Tinder to address this issue".
Update - 7:30pm: A statement from a Tinder spokesperson confirms the issue has been fixed and the service is back up and running.
Nasa plans supersonic jet with less noise, Lockheed wins $247.5 million contract
The design of the airplane is meant to reduce the "sonic boom" to a thump or a double-thump by the time it reaches the ground. The work will be done at the Lockheed Martin facility in Palmdale, California and is worth $247.5 million.
"We will also no longer allow apps to ask for access to personal information such as religious or political views, relationship status and details, custom friends lists, education and work history, fitness activity, book reading activity, music listening activity, news reading, video watch activity, and games activity", Facebook said in its post.
Tinder users who want to continue talking to their previous matches should access the dating app via their website.
To log in the dating app, Tinderers must either do it via their Facebook account or phone number. Facebook began approving these permissions individually in 2014, but it is now tightening the review process, requiring that apps sign agreements before gaining access to this data. The feature was first seen on another dating app called Bumble, which also helped it gain more female users.
Masters: Jack Nicklaus' grandson makes ace, Tom Watson wins Par 3 Contest
The annual Masters Par-3 Contest produced cheers, tears, an unlikely victor and a weird mishap on Wednesday at Augusta National . The No 34-ranked player in the world made a stunning hole-in-one at the seventh hole much to the delight of the Augusta crowd.