This is also widely used now. When a user registers, he is required to fill out a questionnaire. Basic questions can include – tea or coffee, cats or dogs, messy or organized, etc. Then these answers of yours are processed and you are assigned a score.
The other users are also assigned scores based on their preferences. Then the scores are matched amongst others to find satisfactory matches.
Newest trends suggest AI-Powered dating apps are in! These matching apps attempts at finding compatible partners using artificial intelligence. They attempt at making predictive matchmaking a reality. Also, apps leverage AI to provide tips to the users when they are meeting someone on a first date, like, She is traditional – a coffee bar would be the best place to hang out, thus taking the pressure off its users.
Irrespective of what your matching algorithm is, Binaryfolks can create a dating app for you that will match users with their Mr or Mrs. Right.
Now that we know what a dating app does, why its so popular and also how its algorithm works, let us help answer your question “how to make a dating app?”
Before we move to the features and functionalities essential for dating app development, let us first walk you through what you need to know before hiring an app development company.
What is the purpose of the app? How is it different from its thousands of counterparts? Who is your target audience? What tech stack do you want to use? What features do you want in the app? How do you want to market and monetize it?
Once you are done answering these questions, you have a vivid idea in your head about the tinder-like app that you want to develop. I will start by pointing out some crucial UI/UX stuff that you should consider before the dating app development.
A dating app should blow away the users at the first interaction. If its not pretty and user-friendly, it wont attract the targeted users. Build a simple but intuitive and innovative design. Make sure the UX is extremely easy.
As dating app development means swiping left and right, make sure the transition is extremely smooth and effortless. Make sure viewing a users profile is not an ordeal. Also, adding the profile for every user should be super easy. A complete profile with likes and dislikes gives a better sense of their personalities to their matches.
All over, the app should have a simple yet alluring UI/UX and operating the app should be a piece of cake.
Gone are the days when users would type in their email ID and name to register. So social sign-in feature is compulsory. Also, with social login, the need to remember new login information is eradicated, making it easier for your users. For dating app builders, social sign-in means an opportunity to gain recognition in social media.
The user profile is the first impression for every dating app user. And as the saying goes, you never get a second chance to make a great first impression. The app should collect basic information like name, country, the city from the social profiles so that users don’t need to spend time on it. Build an app that has an attractive UI/UX for the user profile. Also, there should be an option to edit additional information like age, interests and a bio. Make sure they have a section to add their pictures or sync the dating account with Instagram.
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