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This helps users instantly feel more comfortable, the company explains, without having to worry about what they look like right away.
In the updated app, users will be able to pick a topic and start chatting with others who are also available to chat.
But unlike with Lively’s profile videos, the chat feature allows users to start their session with their screen blurred.
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(The videos imported from social networks can be longer than 30 seconds, Hinge notes.) Instead, Hinge believes support for videos will allow members to better show who they really are, by sharing fun or memorable moments and activities from their lives.
This continues the dating service’s larger mission of helping users find relationships, not casual encounters.Meanwhile, Zoosk’s newer product Lively is hoping to capitalize on video to bring more people to its app.Launched last summer as a product from the company’s R&D group, Zoosk Labs, Lively had adopted video from the get-go.In Lively, users upload photos and videos that are then turned into story collages, which also include transitions and movement.Again, the idea is that using video can show off someone’s personality much better than static, photo-only profiles.”On Hinge we encourage our members to be authentic with one another because we know that leads to the best connections,” explains Hinge founder and CEO Justin Mc Leod.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating