Dick pics are already a plague, and it’s very hard to imagine that something similar won’t be an issue when you open the door to real-time chat.
" And I took people that I liked more and I liked less, and I took their profile and I tried to figure out could I tell the difference? Imagine you went to 50 people you really like and 50 people you only like so-so, and you asked all of them to fill this profile, then you took this 100 profiles and you tried to sort them out into piles. And then went a step further, did some studies with online daters about how much they enjoyed it and what they were getting from it, until the final stage, we, I figured out, I thought I knew what was going on, which is that online dating sites assume that people are easy to describe on searchable attributes.
Obviously, it's optional, and users who take privacy seriously won't be inclined to video chat with strangers.
That's a good reason why dating apps have been shy to adopt any sort of video: In January, Bumble said it would add Snapchat-style disappearing profile videos, but those are definitely non-interactive.
But Badoo’s version sets itself apart by being a real-time way to actually interact with someone, as opposed to just let them see a recorded version of yourself.
You have to send at least one text message with a match before you can move into video chat.
In each episode, two new men and women will strip down for a shot at igniting a spark with our primary daters.