- My favourite drink:
- White wine
Instead of meeting in public places and in person, people are ing Facebook groups or swiping left and right on apps instead. Speed dates used to be held at places like coffee shops, restaurants, and bars, but now they're shifting online too.
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Thanks to this inspiration, Filter Off could become the new way to have quarantine-friendly speed dates. It starts with you downloading the app for Android of Apple devices for free and ing up with your phone this helps prevent bots from ing up by adding an extra verification step.
Then you put in your other personal information, like your name, age, gender, who you're interested in, a photo, and an interesting fact about you. Your profile picture will also be blurred before each virtual speed date, so the other person can't judge you on that alone ahead of the video chat. A virtual dating event is scheduled for 8 p.
An hour before an event, Filter Off will tell you to confirm you still plan on attending, then you'll start getting matched up with your virtual dates based on your preferences. Schleien said, "When the date begins, you press 'start date' and you're entered into a live FaceTime style date on the Filter Off platform.
'night in' feature
Each date lasts three minutes and at the end of a date, the app will ask you if you liked each other, before moving on to the next one. At the end of the event, you'll see a few matches and if you want, you could message them or video call them on the Filter Off platform, so you don't have to exchange any personal information. You may feel a little nervous about ing your first video speed date, but the reality is pre-pandemic, when you went on your first date you may have had those butterflies too," said Schleien.
The team at Filter Off says it's working on a web browser-based version of the virtual speed dating service, which they hope to have up and running very soon. News Technology. Actions Facebook Tweet .
Virtual speed dating becoming a new way to connect during the pandemic An event is being held on January, 22nd for the Salt Lake area. The pandemic has changed the way we do a lot of things, including how we meet new people.
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