Blind dates go mobile with new OkCupid app


People are turning to their smart phones, rather than their friends and family, to set them up. The popular online dating site OkCupid recently released the set-up app Crazy Blind Date to make meeting people even simpler. According to the New York Times, the Crazy Blind Date app doesn’t share any information or pictures about either person being set up.

Now all it takes to set up a date, and maybe even find love, is a smartphone. (Photo courtesy New York Times)

Dating apps like Crazy Blind Date, TinderMoonit and the Game are trying to reinvent online dating by replacing the process of browsing profiles and initiating lengthy exchanges before meeting face-to-face with gamelike interactions that move things along quickly.

The Crazy Blind Date app gives visitors two simple instructions:

“Pick a time, pick a place and we find you a blind date.”

Read more about people’s blind date app experiences at the New York Times.



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