World’s First AR Dating App FlirtAR Has Just Launched Globally On iOS & Android

The world’s first augmented reality dating app, FlirtAR, has just launched globally and is now available for download on Android and iOS.

After launching in Los Angeles last month, the dating product now connects singles worldwide using three pieces of technology: augmented technology, geo-location and facial recognition.

After users have downloaded and opened the app, the dating service will show you which people in the real world have profiles on the app.

If a user has configured their profile and permissions to allow them to be seen, FlirtAR will show that person’s profile pin on the AR-powered screen.

When you click this profile pin, it shows their compatibility rating, along with their name, interests, age and a short bio.

If you are near the person you are interested in, you can go up and speak to them.

Users can also choose a place from the app’s map and go to meet them in person.

The sign up and log in procedure is very similar to other dating apps as users have to login through Facebook and edit their profile.

FlirtAR has been compared to the location app, Happn, as you can use your location to be set up with someone.

The addition of augmented reality is new, however, and has drawn comparisons to Pokémon GO.

Prior to this, FlirtAR announced it had raised £1.5m in a Series A seed round from unnamed investors and angels earlier this year.

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Chloe Gay

Chloe is a reporter at Global Dating Insights. Originally from Bracknell, she is studying Communication & Media at Bournemouth University. She enjoys writing, travelling and socialising with her friends and family.

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