You’re waiting in line at the deli when your phone buzzes.The new dating app you downloaded has arisen from slumber to alert you that somebody thinks you’re cute. But it’s not your pouty-faced avatar that caught their attention–it was the way you smiled at them in the snack aisle earlier.While The League uses an “advanced screening algorithm” to limit membership to educated elites, Raya restricts membership to celebrities.Now, the dating app Loveflutter has created a new way to filter the dating pool — restricting membership to Twitter celebrities.February 12, 2005 The world of computer-mediated matching services looks set to blossom as wireless technologies become all-pervasive.We've covered two such ingenious matchmaking services in the last twelve months and now a third with enormous potential has emerged.
Like Tinder and most other popular dating apps, Happn’s functionality relies on your location, but instead of surveying the surrounding neighborhood or city, it zooms in much more closely, to a 275-yard radius.
PIX is an unconventional product from an unconventional lifestyle company called Xenofreaks Inc.
With PIX, Xenofreaks have hit on an idea that may change the way people interact with each other, especially those whom we don't know, but would like to.
There is also an implementation of wireless dating called Serendipity being pioneered by MIT's Media Lab in Cambridge, Mass.
(Reported in New Scientist Magazine 20 March 2004.).