by the Lia Giandomenico
Updated 16 March 23 at 22:42.
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Still not feeling up to sending the first message to the person you “matched” with on Tinder, Fritz, Bumble and more? A news Dating app A company founded in Vancouver two years ago may well solve this problem.
Because the principle of “snack” is simple: an AI (artificial intelligence) does the snooping for you. And on profiles, get out of offering photos, make way for videos. At the junction of Tinder And of Tick tockthe app implements a new kind of functionality, which is revolutionizing the world of dating apps, and especially for the younger generation.
An AI that pre-selects profiles.
Concretely, at a snack, you can have A 3D avatar Which resembles us more and more, because created with artificial intelligence, the media saw Fast Company. It then interacts virtually with other users (in your place), and if it finds a profile you like, the app notifies you, and you take over. .
A variety of Pre-selection So, depending on the interest centers, which chew up the users’ work, and avoid them from having boring or fruitless conversations with people who are ultimately not compatible with them.
Because on Snack, we don’t match other internet users based on their location, like on Tinder or Happn. But well suited to general taste, thanks to algorithms.
And then, another important feature of the application: you can just register. up to 36 years. “You are not a parent dating app”, declares the slogan (“This is not your parent’s dating app!”).
Ghosting fines and TikTok-like videos
Another innovation: the app penalizes users who are “ghosts”. Understanding: Ignoring overnight, and for no reason at all, the person you’ve started a conversation with, simply by not responding to them. A practice that has become common on Tinder or other dating applications, and one that annoys many users.
But at Sneek, there’s no quarter for those: there will be restrictions. Recidivist “ghosts” can be reported, whose profile will then be hidden.
And then, on Snack, to introduce yourself to other users, end up with bios that all look the same, with photos and descriptions of your hobbies: the method is considered outdated. All you have to do is make a short video to introduce yourself.
The creator of Snack was inspired by the flagship social network TikTok for video, because on the application, the interface is the same, with a feed (home page) where we watch videos one after the other. Scroll. thumbs up
If the North American application has not yet arrived on our French smartphones, it has strong ambitions, and may conquer the youngest in Europe. The company says its ultimate goal is to allow users to date in a virtual world. The Metaverse Before deciding to meet in person. Worth the screenplay Black mirror…
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