You may notice there appears to be potential matches you can’t seem to find. No matter how much you swipe, the matches are not happening. But the notification keep showing potential matches that seem hidden.
Tinder hides matches because it encourages users to keep using the app. Users are also more likely to be persuaded to upgrade their membership. By showing the possibility of more matches Tinder hopes to flip free users into paying customers.
This video goes into further details about the Tinder algorithm. You can learn why Tinder shows you the profiles it does. Maybe this information will help you use the algorithm to your benefit.