Most popular malaysian dating site
talked to Faiz Sobri, a 23-year old journalist who uses Tinder and shares with us his experiences of using dating apps.
The popular US-based international dating app, Tinder, is also known as the Mc Donald’s of sex.In October last year, our neighbour from the land of Merlion, Singapore also launched a dating app just for Muslims - Mat & Minah. At its launch, a Singapore-based news daily reported that the man behind Mat & Minah; Zuraimie Ismail, 43, director of Skimly the company that developed the app, as stating that Muslims traditionally depend on familial connections for help to find a spouse but this practice has declined due to the increasing urban diaspora.Utilizing such an application allows single individuals to take control of their own destiny and provides a matchmaking platform which previously was only available from religious associations. Paktor, which was launched early last year and managed to match 250,000 users in just two weeks.In February last year, Malaysian-based dating app, Kehmistry, which was established in 2013, partnered up with U Mobile to offer their app to users and the app utilizes your smartphone geolocation to identify other singles nearby.At its launch, Kehmistry was described as specifically designed for busy, middle-class, urban professionals under 35 years old that find it hard to find time to date.Controlling our love life with a flick of the finger on our smartphone with the same ease we check messages from work or order products from online stores.
Has finding love reached a whole new level of casualness and ease?
Tinder follows a very simple principle; ‘hot or not’.
Basically all you have to do is approve or reject people in your area only based on their pictures by swiping to the left for ‘No’ or right for ‘Yes’.
At that time, we were just friends before exchanging our phone numbers,” said local celebrity, 21 year-old local celebrity Erin Malek, who shared how she met her future husband with a local online entertainment news site.
Ahmad Zahid Baharuddin or Zahid, a DJ for the local radio station, Era, also publicly declared that he knew his wife Sarah Julifa Isa via social media, Twitter.
“We first knew each other after I saw his Instagram profile and followed him.