European dating giant Badoo has added a live video chat feature to its apps, giving users the chance to talk face-to-face with matches from the comfort of their own home — and even before agreeing to go out on a first date.It’s claiming it’s the first dating app service to add a live video feature, though clearly major players in the space were not holding back because of the complexity of the technical challenge involved.To start a video chat with a match they’ve messaged with a user taps the icon in the top right corner of the chat screen — then they have to wait (and hope) for their call to be accepted.
Every man gets to the point when he realizes it’s time to put more effort into his searches of his soul mate.
The pace of our contemporary life is so frantic that we often lack time to settle out personal life in this daily hustle and bustle.
Or it could just end up being a feature that attracts only a subset of likeminded users and the rest carry on as normal.
Now that Facebook has decided to take inspiration from Bang With Friends and directly cater to date-seekers inside its walled garden — announcing a forthcoming matchmaking service at its f8 conference yesterday — it’s clear that dedicated dating/matchmaking services like Badoo are going to have to up their game to stave off the competitive threat.
And young users have been less engaged on Facebook itself for a while — preferring other social apps like Instagram, for example.