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By Keith Wagstaff

Are you a celebrity looking for love? Good news, Tinder is now verifying profiles for "notable public figures, celebrities and athletes."

The idea was originally announced in March 2014 by former Tinder CEO Sean Rad. Now the feature is live, meaning users can be confident that Lindsay Lohan is actually messaging them.

"Each day, 26 million matches are made on Tinder, and we do our best to keep those matches real — that’s why we’re rolling out Verified Profiles," the company announced Tuesday on its blog.

Tinder has experienced problems with scammers and bots posing as people before. As everyone from Hilary Duff to Olympic athletes start swiping right, it's easy to see why some users might be suspicious of celebritiy profiles.


Now celebrities will have little blue badges on their verified profiles, just like they do on Twitter, so that they can convince normal people that they, too, are looking to hook up with someone they met online.