Designing for Love: How to Humanize Dating Apps?

As dating apps become synonymous with modern love, the user experience is critical in getting better results from digital matchmaking. One of the most common complaints of dating apps is how they ruin the organic aspect of dating by making people (or more accurately, their profiles) feel like commodity. Recent technological advances in fields like artificial intelligence and machine learning have made it possible to re-humanize the digital dating experience. In this talk, we will be looking at major shifts in dating app design that are improving matching results and how designers can help to solve outstanding issues in the online dating experience.