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Introducing the Uber of dating apps

Picture: Supplied

Picture: Supplied

Published Mar 11, 2018


South African-made Predict Dating App has just added Instant Dating and it’s with those who share your values and intentions.

Continuing on its mission to fix swipe-style dating, Predict Dating App has just released short-notice dating to make actual dates more likely to happen. A bit like Uber for dating, Predict’s Instant feature lets you indicate that you’re free in the next three hours for a date to see which of your matches are too.

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Also, to help you have happier dates, you can now make sure you only match with those who share your intentions and values that are important to you. With the short, new, privately answered yes-no compatibility questionnaire you can set red lines you’re not prepared to cross. You can do this by choosing to allow a match only with people who answer certain questions the same way as you. 

The answers also feed into the existing match percentage derived from your social data, giving it more meaning. In this new version, they have removed the like button for short term, casual, non-monogamous dating.

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However, by preventing or allowing matches, you can still privately manage your preferred style of relationship.

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Predict’s founder, Ayal Belling, says that he is trying to address two of the most common complaints about app dating. People collect matches, maybe message a little but then it goes silent. The new Instant feature is meant to help people fit dating into their already busy lives. 

He says that people can appear flaky just because they have so much on the go. Having the option of seeing which of your matches are available for a date in the next few hours makes it easier for everyone to arrange to actually meet.

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