Dating App that Sparks up Intelligent Conversation

By Gizbot Bureau

At a loss of words on your first date? You won't be, thanks to a new dating app that sparks conversation. The new app, called Willow, is seeking a different approach.

Instead of swiping left or right based on the first selfie you see, you're prompted to answer a set of three questions -- written by users -- that are designed to spark up a conversation.

What's more, users decide when and if they wish to share photos with other users; at first, the answers to these questions are all that future dates see.

Dating App that Sparks up Intelligent Conversation

Recommended: Valentine's Day On A Budget: Top 10 Hot Exchange Offers on your Old Smartphones

The app's founder Michael Bruch, 24, an alumnus of the New York University, was reported as saying that he wanted to fill a void he noticed when using dating apps that focused on swipes rather than what you like.

"You can match with a bunch of people that you think are good looking but you don't really know much about them until you start talking to them," Bruch was quoted as saying by TIME. In other dating apps like Tinder, Bumble and OkCupid potential mates usually judge one another based on looks.

"If I'm going to spend time with someone I want to know that we have something to talk about - that's what's important to me," Bruch added. So far, Willow's beta version has been downloaded by over 100,000 users. What's more, people are using it for more than just finding love.

Recommended: Top 10 Cheapest 2GB RAM Smartphones Available in India

"It's become more about social discovery than strictly dating," Bruch said. "If you just want to get on an have a casual conversation about video games you can, and you can also use it to spark up a romantic conversation with someone that's less than 30 miles away," said the inventor.

Source: IANS

Most Read Articles
Best Mobiles in India

Read More About: windows news

Best Phones

Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Yes No
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Gizbot sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Gizbot website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more