Bruch, now 24, was fresh out of New York University when he launched the app last year.
Though their rationales vary—Tinder and Bumble are both about the swipe, but on Bumble, ladies make the first move, and with Ok Cupid you can control how much information you reveal up front—they all have at least one thing in common: Potential mates judge one another based on looks.
We take our time, pacing around to find the perfect spot.
We are looking for those unique angles, special times of day, interesting cloud formations, bizarre compositions, and uncommon camera settings.
“If I’m going to spend time with someone I want to know that we have something to talk about–that’s what’s important to me.”Bruch is hoping that same interest in conversation is important to a lot of other young people as well. Over 100,000 users downloaded the beta version of the app that launched in August, sending an average of three messages a day.
What’s more, people are using it for more than just finding love.