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They also offer a generation raised on Google and social media a chance to do background checks on potential mates. Unlike the dating websites of yore, with endless profiles to browse and lengthy messages to compose, newer apps offer a sense of immediacy and simplicity that in many ways harkens back to the good old days of just walking up to a pretty stranger and making small talk. Millennials, busy with school, jobs and social lives, say the apps save time and let users filter out the undesirables, based on a few photos, words and Facebook connections.Dattch, with a Pinterest-like interface, is for women seeking women.For men looking for men, there’s Grindr, Jack’d, Scruff, Boyahoy and many more.Tinder, like many dating apps, requires people to log in using their Facebook profiles, which users say adds a certain level of trust.Facebook, after all, is built on knowing people’s real identities. Users can reject or accept potential mates with a left or right swipe of their finger.If both people swipe right on Tinder, the app flashes “It’s a match! Because messages can only come from a person you’ve “right-swiped,” unwanted advances are filtered out.
NEW YORK (AP) — So, a lady walks into a bar…Wait, scratch that. With a left swipe of her finger she dismisses Alex, 25 and Robert, 48. As with potential mates, there’s an array to choose from.
She swipes right when a photo of James, 24, pops up. Christian Mingle will “find God’s match for you.” Hinge’s promise hinges on its ability to hook you up with friends of friends.