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Flash Dating

Match w/ nearby singles by using real, up to date selfies!

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William Bentley
@williamb3ntley · Libra. Personality of the 😈 May bite.
Our photos aren't ephemeral like Blumes. We are thinking about light filters, but very very light. We want people to be real about who they are. No one should hide who they are- it just leads to problems down the road... I'm actually sitting down to lunch with @danieldelouya & @Simonbenfeldt as I type.

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William Bentley
@williamb3ntley · Libra. Personality of the 😈 May bite.
Hey Everyone- We just released Flash Dating, an iOS app that makes connecting online more authentic, safe, and fun. The problem with online dating is not knowing if the person you're meeting actually looks like their profile photo. On Flash, a user must take a photo of themselves, called their Active Photo. Each Active Photo lasts for two weeks, or until yo… See more
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Ben Tossell
@bentossell · Community Lead, Product Hunt
You say "Each Active Photo lasts for two weeks, or until you remove it/update it" - so how is this different to what people can already do? That sentence doesn't seem to make sense to me. Is this angle a big enough one to attract the large audience needed to make this app takeoff? What could be an interesting add-on would be if you had to take an 'Active P… See more
Dimo Trifonov
@denull · Founder of @feeld
We didn't allow people to send photos from their camera roll. That was the no1 complain for the last few months. Most humans are not attractive by default. :D
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William Bentley
@williamb3ntley · Libra. Personality of the 😈 May bite.
Our photos aren't ephemeral like Blumes. We are thinking about light filters, but very very light. We want people to be real about who they are. No one should hide who they are- it just leads to problems down the road... I'm actually sitting down to lunch with @danieldelouya & @Simonbenfeldt as I type.
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William Bentley
@williamb3ntley · Libra. Personality of the 😈 May bite.
@bentossell Comfortable sure, happy, not always. I think a lot of people have negativity towards tinder but use it because being able to date online is efficient and effective when in a safe, authentic environment. That's what makes flash unique- As for the audience, there really isn't any loyalty. You can have tinder and flash. I use them all, and had many … See more