Match.com, Ok Cupid, Coffee Meets Bagel and Tinder are just some of them.
But these were all originally created for straight audiences and tend to be riddled with men masquerading as women or couples looking for threesomes.
She got rid of the name—people find it hard to pronounce Dattch—and decided to make the app more community focused. Exton said encouraging multiple photos opens a window into a user’s personality.
It also eliminates the need for women to describe themselves. “They tend to undersell themselves.” Originally, Exton’s product was aimed purely at dating.
However, after a user survey late last year, she decided to refocus the product around creating a community of lesbians. ” The new version of the app features news feeds for eight cities filled with articles written by locals and listings of area events.
“Everyone wanted to the see the social aspect,” she said. More articles about dating and gay life are available in a blog.
Robyn Exton wanted to help a gay girlfriend who had gone through a break-up get back on the market.But she declined to disclose how many users that translates into or any other details. “It’s about simplifying how to talk to girls.” A sentiment, straight men could probably agree with as well.Exton’s future plans include rolling the app out in more cities. The idea is to create a community for lesbians looking to make friends, chat, and, of course, date.There are plenty of general-purpose dating apps that gay woman can use.