For those mobile bachelors and bachelorettes out there, we’ve got good news. There’s another dating app to add to the mix, and this one puts a few new twists on the phenomenon of online matchmaking. With Daily Couple, Mobile Dating from Heu World Inc., there are traditional features such as the “Love Match” score that will immediately help users gravitate toward potential mates.
We really like that there are also new age experimental features, which help to set this app apart from others such as OkCupid or Tinder.
Users will receive coins simply for signing up, and frequently using the app. Users can exchange these coins, buy each other gifts (real gifts, not to be confused with Facebook Birthday Cupcakes) and even cash out their coins in PayPal. It’s features like this that help to put Daily Couple in a totally separate realm of online dating.
Daily Couple boasts a whole host of primary features that make it an especially accessible and innovative app. First, no fake photos are allowed, and this is a policy that is strictly enforced within the app.
Then, you’ll find a profile and matching section that isn’t unlike what’s offered in OkCupid and Tinder. This is pretty standard, but there’s nothing wrong with that. List your interests, your bio, etc. and check your “Love Match” score with those in your age range and location.
Then there’s both “Hotline Chat” and “Safe Chat” depending on your familiarity with someone and overall willingness to share personal information.
Finally, there are the coins that really put this app into a new level. With the Internet in general being such a hotbed of all types of exchange, this app hopes to capitalize on romance and capitalism in one swift swoop. If you’ve got money to spare, you can impress some single ladies by getting them gifts in real time.
If you’re tight on spare cash, you can login frequently to accumulate coins and try to swoon other users into getting you gifts instead.
This extra variable really makes Daily Couple quite dynamic, if not a bit frightening.
Concept and Functionality:
Daily Couple is obviously marketed toward a different demographic of bachelors and bachelorettes (both geographically and emotionally) and that’s evident right off the bat.
Still, it diversifies the online dating world that is really saturated with all types of flirting and oddities. I’ve got to commend the overall ambition behind the app, which runs smoothly, and innovates at the same time.
The app is free, and while we can’t guarantee you’ll find true love, you’ll definitely find something. The idea of swapping coins and essentially cash with strangers is a bit off-putting for some, but will open up plenty of interesting avenues of exchange for others. You can see a video about the app here.
If you’re fluent in Chinese or Japanese, or you just feel like putting yourself out there, then Daily Couple may be just what you’re looking for.
Daily Couple, Mobile Dating requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. A small expedite fee was paid to speed up the publication of this review.
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