Blind dating watch
If they hit it off, users can request to reveal their dates’ identities.
But here’s where it gets Tinderesque: their names and profile pictures will only be revealed if both parties are interested.“What you get is a more reliable way of meeting new people who are not complete strangers,” founder Anton Gu told Betabeat.
I chase after half-nothings and loose ends who will keep me occupied, but not attached.
Philosopher and author Alain de Botton believes this destructive dating pattern may be the fault of our feelings.
But as long as your BFF isn’t trying to get you together with that ex-law school hookup she complained about non-stop, modern day blind dating might be worth a shot.
In the throes of dating or pining after a crush, there can be the all-too-familiar feeling that you've been there before.
Most people dread being stuck in a coffee shop with a bad first date — let alone outer space.
But that’s just one of the new frontiers of awkwardness that singletons face in “Virtually Dating,” a new show by Condé Nast Entertainment.
It’s not that is a partnership between Condé Nast Entertainment and Facebook, made for Facebook’s recently launched Watch video feed.
Sometimes the avatars turn into dinosaurs or get whisked to a lunar landscape, and you can watch them joke about how weird is in VR.
This is fun to watch for about 30 seconds, even less if you imagine four more couples repeating it.
They don’t exactly have the smoothest greeting: Bound by VR goggles, they fumble as they find one another to shake hands.
John, gazing at his VR self in a VR mirror, decides that he looks like a “creepy doll.” But at least some of his assets look good: “Look at my booty in this thing! If this is what the future of romance looks like, there is a real reason to worry about the continuity of the human race.