In 2014, we can filter potential soul-mates at lightning speed on our phones, while we ride the bus, while we stand in line for lunch and, yes, even while sitting at the bar after a real flesh-and-blood date has stood us up.
Wingman is a dating app, due for release this summer (if it gets past Apple's strict guidelines), that promises to match you up with potential dates on the same flight as you.
Wingman is a new dating app that gives friends control of your love life.
Where most apps start by asking users to set up a profile and swipe their way to romance, Wingman lets friends weigh in on your best qualities.
Wilson, who's based in London, told that she found herself single after a breakup and had a squad of friends, most of whom were already paired off, who were eager to drag her into the world of online dating.
She resisted, so they started searching sites for her. Android version is coming soon.) Clearly there are a lot of people who are too shy or nervous to do all the self-promotion required by dating apps, but this isn’t just for them.
"I’m pretty sure that at some point, anyone who’s flown has had a thought, like, ‘I wonder what it would be like to talk to that person'," Whaley, a copywriter for Buzzfeed, told the Animal New York website last week.Your fate rests almost entirely in the the hands of your wingman or wingwoman.That's either terrifying or a total relief, depending on how you feel about your friends!If you want to select dates for a friend, they need to accept your invite to the app first.The app pulls basic, editable info from your Facebook, but incorporates your friends’ feedback (with your approval) on what makes you so darn special.It was then that she realized there really was no easy way for friends to help each other out, especially if they lived in different places. She's been beta testing it in the UK and Australia for several years, and now she's ready to make it official in the U. It's for anyone who wants a little help from a friend, including those who’ve dated online so much that they've grown weary from all the swiping and endless disappointment.