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JSwipe puts a timer on how long you have to start talking to a match. Coffee Meets Bagel gives you and your match an opening question to break the ice. Bumble was co-founded by Whitney Wolfe, the ousted Tinder cofounder.
Before deciding to launch a dating app, Wolfe wanted to launch an Instagram competitor.
Each background check takes just 3.2 seconds to perform, according to Penora.
If a user is found to have a criminal record, they won't be directly informed that they are banned, but will rather be confronted with a message claiming 'we need to further verify' and won't be able to use the app. Scott Fitzgerald novel The Great Gatsby is no accident, as Penora explained to Metro.
The app has sparked debate over whether it is fair to ban those even with just petty offenses on their record.
Gatsby founder, Joseph Penora, explained: 'If you were to just scan for sex offenders you wouldn’t ban people with domestic violence crimes, theft, etc.'So we scan for both. 'To do a judgment call on each crime and to determine which crime is acceptable wouldn’t feel right.' Aside from the unique background-scanning feature, the app works like many other dating apps, with a swiping feature to indicate interest.
People who have simply been arrested will not be filtered out by the app, with only those with convictions being banned.
In order to make sure that no criminals slip through the screening initially, the app's data is updated monthly and users are 'constantly' scanned.
Raya is a private, membership-based network, with each member required to meet certain criteria based on their career, connections and their values.
Bumble is often described in the press as a "feminist" dating app.
I'm not sure it's feminist as much as it simply reverses gender roles and makes women make the first move.
Andrey Andreev, the cofounder of Badoo who would later help Wofe found Bumble, convinced her to think about the dating space again.
"I wanted to do something that would promote a responsible user online.