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“We were having a giggle with the girl crowd,” says Forsyth.“One was complaining about guys sending her indecent pictures — dick pics, basically. So we thought it would be great if you knew what you were getting. If you want to be deemed a badman, a lover, a romantic, or charismatic, transparency means everyone knows who you are.
“When someone looks into buying a new phone they’ll read review after review,” says Amsbury, a south Londoner.Online dating can often feel like it’s outside the normal moral rule set.Half of the single people in the UK have never asked someone out on a date face-to-face, only online — and millennials spend as much as 10 hours a week on dating apps.But if someone leaves you a bad review, anonymously, you sort your act out.“Through sheer vanity, when they get a two-star review, you’ll see their ratings climb.“We’ll look at that and close it down,” says Amsbury.
“Ninety per cent of online bullying is done by people who don’t know you, and you need their phone number to leave a review.” Both see the app as an educational tool, the chance to provide improving feedback.
“It doesn’t have to be a date — you can rate your friends.
If you go out and get a bit drunk and act like a dick, your friends might not tell you that to your face.
The app, which is just eight weeks old, invites you to leave reviews of people you’ve dated (including a star rating).
If you’ve got a big date coming up, you can search the app’s database to see if the person you’re meeting has already been reviewed or, if you’ve just been on a date, you can create an account for the person you shared dinner and a movie with.
“Eventually our goal is to be the most honest dating app out there, because we have an in-built review service,” says Amsbury.