And if the guy has swiped a right for you too, then you will get a match and then you both can chat." Much to her surprise, the 22-year-old MBA student found that almost every guy she ticked a right for, had ticked right back at her. "Not that I am a supermodel, but I found that just about every guy I would swipe a right for, had already done the same for me. " Says Josh Israel, founder of the dating app Thrill, "When we first came out here, we saw that a lot of creeps/fake profiles were joining dating websites - which was one of the main reasons women weren't signing up." This made Josh try and hand over the reigns of dating and filtering guys to the girls.
Girl power: With men skewing up the gender ratio at dating sites, these sites are looking at giving women the power to choose legit profiles.
The Creep factor: Shruti Sen, who registered on the dating app Tinder as a random research project for her college course, was surprised to find a barrage of requests coming her way. Here, you are supposed to swipe right for the guy you find interesting and left for the ones you don't.
It uses the Facebook login but it verifies profiles of male users before activating their accounts.
I haven’t heard of any females getting their accounts verified.
Most social networking apps have been readily accepted by Indian users - whether they're matrimonial-based, message-based or even image-based.
However, dating-based social networking seems to have hit a snag.