Blind Video Date game combines social TV, social gaming, and online dating
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Gickup, a Los Angeles-based company whose goal is to connect the world through video chat games, has developed what I believe will be the hottest new facebook dating application: Blind Video Date. If co-founders Michael Mikikian and Brian Fudge can raise enough money, Blind Video Date, an amalgam of The Dating Game, the famous 1960s show, and Love Connection, an equally as famous 1980s dating show, will soon be the new online craze.
Almost 20 percent of all relationships now start online through traditional dating sites like Match.com and eHarmony, but according to a recent analysis led by the social psychologist Eli Finkel of Northwestern University, these websites are doing more harm than good. Finkel’s research finds that the sites’ algorithms are not effective at finding a true match. While I am a firm believer in online dating, the truth is that in-person chemistry is something no mathematical equation will ever be able to predict. Mikikian claims that although their game’s dating participants aren’t meeting in person, the platform it…………… continues on Blast