Many dating apps already require connecting to Facebook — which, in recent years, has cracked down on fake accounts — to semi-verify someone’s ID.
But video may allow for an added layer of identity verification. I wanted to get people face-to-face so they can communicate, like a Face Time, like Skype.” It’s a trade-off: an awkward first Face Time for the reassurance of confirming a suitors identity before your meet in person.
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“I’m an executive by day and a wild man by night,” says one in a video cut together by The Found Footage Festival. The goddess is the woman, is a woman, is any woman, is all women.” The archive alone offers one answer to why video dating apps haven’t taken off: do we want our pining to be public? Startups have tried for decades to update video dating for modern audiences.
“I’m looking for the goddess,” waxes another, rose in hand. The most prolific botched video-dating platform is hidden in plain sight.
Video-dating services enjoyed popularity in the ‘80s, when suitors would record personal profiles on VHS tapes to be sorted and distributed to potential matches by dating services.
In March, Lively introduced Quickies, a Snapchat-like feature that allows users to record short clips of themselves with frames and filters.
“I’ll admit it: video is scary,” says Behzad Behrouzi, who oversees product operations at Lively, a video-based dating app.
“You’re showing off so much more of yourself than if you just posted a selfie.
Reddit’s popular AMA feature, for example, will often feature photos of celebrity posters holding up dated, handwritten signs.
Services like Twitter use a stringent verification process, for those they see fit to award the notorious blue checkmark.