Swipe right for yes and left for no. Another picture emerges. Then another. One second, if that, is all that users give to deciding whether or not that image appeals to them. But what if they were forced to?
Why I’m dumping OkCupid’s blind dating app
Why I'm dumping OkCupid's blind dating app | VentureBeat
This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. Late one night in , Sam Yagan got a call from a former Harvard buddy with an idea for their next big company. What if they made a website with a button that you could press to set up a blind date? Yagan told him to call back when he was sober, but continued to think about it. In order to set people up on random dates successfully, you would need an enormous database of users and their preferences. You also would need a system that could pick a place to meet that was close to both people.
Crazy Blind Date
Finding love in the age of Tinder is no easy feat. Are you busy and ambitious? Do you read your horoscope every morning? Can you craft a perfect playlist? How can you tell which app is better suited to all your needs —and worth the time and energy that first dates require?
What if you could go on a blind date once a day for the entire year? While this seems like an exhausting task, OkCupid's new app, "Crazy Blind Date" gives you the power to do just that. If every day is too much for you, Crazy Blind Date, better known as CBD, allows you to pick and choose dates that fit into your schedule. CBD is simple; you link it to your OkCupid account, pick days your available up to a week in advance , and sit back and wait to be matched. If it's 5 p.