AR is drastically changing how people interact online. The same is true for virtual dating, which is now powered by animated emojis, 3D avatars, and augmented reality face filters. These features give users more options for self-expression and building meaningful connections. Be it the distance, the pandemic, or busy schedules, there are many reasons why people go on video dates, and why virt (“virtual hanging”) can be part of a healthy and fulfilling relationship. This article discusses how AR can enhance the online dating experience to make it more appealing and engaging for users.
The dating culture has changed significantly
Augmented reality dating apps have transformed the way we look for partners. Some critics say that Tinder, Bumble, Grindr, and similar services have led to a “dating apocalypse”, with romantic relationships downgraded to hookups and sexting. (more…)