forget looks, this dating app lets you pick your match based on their voice

forget looks, this dating app lets you pick your match based on their voice

bored of judging potential dates based on their looks? or maybe you’re tired of them judging you? assuming you answered both of those questions within the context of application-based dating, you’ll be glad to know there’s another way to find your match (and another aspect of your being now officially up for prerequisite judgement). instead of showing you carefully chosen, and even more carefully edited photos of potential partners, waving lets you listen to their voice.

images courtesy of waving



waving works by customizing your profile with recordings of yourself speaking about who you are and things you like. instead of being influenced by a misleading image it frames the human voice as a source of attraction. it audibly laughs in the face of those thinking that standard photo-based apps are a space of authenticity.



in the apps settings area, you can set your preference for the gender of potential dates, your preferred age range, and the maximum distance geographically. don’t worry, waving uses swipe left/swipe right responses to each profile, actions that have become somewhat part of our human instincts and will make you feel at least a little familiar with the app. however, a little disappointing is the fact that voice is completely abandoned after the first match for a standard private chat feature.




  • Interesting Idea … I’ve always considered VOICE to be an important asset for either gender.

    leonardo sideri says:

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