WHEN it comes to online dating, there are a number of unspoken rules.
TikTok user Michelle Meleskie recounted the experience she had with a dating app player.
In her video, Michelle explained how she goes about saving the contact information of men she’s met on dating apps.
“Whenever I save someone’s number in my phone from a dating app, I always call them ‘First Name Hinge, ‘First Name Bumble,’ and I thought this was standard practice,” she said.
However, Michelle soon learned that wasn’t the case for everyone after she met a man at her local bar.
She told her followers that she and her friends were helping the man take a picture on his phone when she spotted an interesting notification.
Michelle detailed: “A notification popped through from ‘Hinge Girl #7.’ No first name, just ‘Hinge Girl #7.’”
While the influencer didn’t inquire any further with the obvious player, she posed the question to her viewers.
“HOW DO YOU KEEP TRACK OF WHO THEY ARE?!?” she asked in the clip’s caption.
She added: “And also I’m wondering, at what point do you switch them from ‘Hinge Girl #7’ to their first name?”
Michelle’s followers took to the comments section to share their thoughts.
“That’s a red flag,” wrote one TikTok user.
Another viewer said: “If I found out a guy called me ‘Hinge girl 7’ in his phone I would probably stop talking to him. I am a person. not a number.”
“I don’t save any numbers until they prove they’re worthy lol,” commented a third person.