While it’s generally accepted that you may need to put some in some extra effort while pursuing a romantic partner, actively looking for friends may be viewed as out of the ordinary or desperate.
We have become so close as friends we have adopted each other as forgotten sisters!
In such a male-dominated field, she found it hard to form new friendships with women.
Services like Meetup, which encourage strangers to get together and participate in an activity, weren't as targeted she would like.
“We’re a lot more data-driven,” Olivia June Poole, co-founder and CEO of Hey! “We’re really focused on understanding you holistically as a person, as opposed to it being a game of ‘hot or not.’” Hey! Users answer questions about their interests, personality and goals, post a photo, and the apps match them up for a coffee date, museum outing or whatever other activity they may be into. It lets people create events (for example, brunch or cocktails), invite other users to join, and then accept or reject those who show interest.
Another new app, Rendezwho, tries to create long-lasting friendships by matching two random users for life.