Match.com Uses Facial Recognition To Find Dates That Look Like Your ‘Type’
How the dating website is staying one step ahead of the dating game.
The majority of us have a ‘type’ right? Whether it’s the standard tall, dark and handsome, or tall, blonde and handsome, we all tend to edge towards a particular look when it comes to picking our dates. Jokes aside, these particular choices are vital in understanding who and why we’re primarily attracted to someone. Now one of the largest dating sites has figured out a way use your past hook ups and relationships to find you the next ‘One.’
Match.com has teamed up with Los Angeles-based matchmaking startup Three Day Rule who have advanced facial recognition tech to match users with new people who have similar features to their exes. It works by simply uploading a photo of an ex from Facebook, then Match.com will generate a list of people with similar features for users to choose from.