Creating an online dating profile undoubtedly yields fervid results, andanew app called FaceDate could possibly makethe experience even more tumultuous.
All in the name of true love, right?
We cant deny weve focused on appearance at one point or another throughout our Tinder journeys.
Have you ever experienced the devious satisfaction of angling your selfies right so the camera *magically* avoids anunflattering feature?
What about thatfeelinghopelessness when you fanciedyour date a young Leonardo DiCaprio, only to discover he looked more like Sloth from The Goonies IRL?
Were living in a vain society, folks, so hold onto your hats for this one.
FaceDatefocuses on ourappearance-driven culture and matchespeople with the looks they most desire in an S.O. It begs the question, Why worry about the basics pesky things like interests, values and goals when you can skip right to the juicy stuff and focus on appearance?
(I mean, here I was filling out all of those annoying questions on eHarmony all those moons ago )
The app is currently in developmental stages atthe Wing Yu College of Computing at New Jersey Institute of Technology, and it aims to pair up users with whoever matches theirface types.
Upload images of your wannabeceleb S.O., and FaceDate will correlate matches based on users similarities to said celebrities.
It sounds like perfection. All of the nearby Bradley Coopers within a three-mile radius couldbe at yourfingertips, you lucky ladies.
Naturally, there are a few kinks to sort out. Take for example what happens when the algorithms must process a variety of images featuring different races and genders. How will these factors affect results?
What will happen when a user snaps a pic of the cute barista instead of a celebrity (is that even legal)? Will personalities play into this at ?
Professor Cristian Borcea told Broadly there will be tests before FaceDate isreleased into the wild, so theres time to contemplate whether youre more of a James Franco or Dave Franco kinda gal.