Her latest development is a pioneer of the ‘female-friendly’ dating app, requiring women to send the first message after the two of you match with each other – though they only get 24 hours to do so to encourage them to be proactive.
The hope is to save women from the barrage of dick pics and crude one-liners Tinder gets flooded with, but the cost is that as a guy, you lose most of your agency.
That’s all well and good, but does slightly fly in the face of the site’s main advantage over Tinder and its ilk – that there’s space for more than a tweet’s worth of information on the profiles.
You also pick up ‘beans’ (read: points) for joining the app, getting friends to join, promoting it on social media and more.The power is entirely in the girls’ hands – but at least you lose the pressure of coming up with a dazzling opener. All I have to do is swipe on women I'm attracted to and find interesting and eventually some of them message me.It takes out all of your carefully crafted openers that never get responses from matches that swiped right on you in a drunken stupor or are just looking for validation and not a date.Download: i OS / Android Shtick: Tinder-style swiping with advanced filtering options for paid members 12 million users The online dating giant has thrown its weight into the app arena.It’s a condensed version of the main site, with the app-ready ‘Quick Match’ feature, essentially offering a Tinder-style stream of photos for you to rate on the fly.