We are back with Amanda Bradford, CEO of The League. How many people do you have that meet my preferences? That’s why (hopefully) it’s still in beta. Yes, our servers are securely hosted by a top database provider that large Fortune-100 companies trust with their customers’ data. Mexico City, Santiago, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Bogotá, Buenos Aires, COMING SOON Swipe right on everyone but don’t ever message?
But unlike other dating apps, your matches on The League have an expiration date. But the rest of the app’s original features are somewhat alienating for new users. Other info like current city, hometown, likes, interests, and education are things we use to match you more effectively, but we can only get this information if you grant us the permissions on Facebook. The last thing you want to do is fill out 100 questions like on E-Harmony. The League is an "elite dating app" that requires you to apply to get access. I decided to take a few screenshots as I first opened and explored the app as an actual user. Screenshot Once you're finally in and load the app, here's the first screen you see. If we didn’t have that, you’d have to maybe be on the app 100 days to kind of go through all the Indian men in New York, whereas now you’re going to go through them in 30 days, and then essentially, we’re giving you your search results front-loaded, and then we obviously relax it. It bears noting that when I switched my preferences to women, my options increased in both amount and quality. Link Facebook to block friends & family…. Calling itself the "Tinder for elites," the app launched in San Francisco earlier this year, and a few months ago it launched in New York City. Perhaps somone over 25 who loves the outdoors, big dogs, live music, true crime TV, and is not afraid to cry (OK, I am now talking about myself). Please email us if you’d like more information about the security of our database vendor.
It’s the season finale of Why’d You Push That Button, and this week, hosts Ashley Carman and Kaitlyn Tiffany discuss exclusive dating apps.
Let’s say you’re Indian, and you really want to marry another Indian and that’s something that’s very important in your culture, and your parents really want you to, you want to. We don’t have access to any of your contacts nor their email addresses and we don’t email or notify any of them that you’ve signed up for The League. The League provides you with a “Concierge” who supposedly helps with these issues, but mine didn’t prove to be very helpful. I, uh, will let you pass your own judgment on this front. I can count on one hand the men of color I spotted in several weeks of using the app daily, and my preferences were set to be as inclusive as possible. Ashley: For you, career was the most important characteristic when looking for a potential partner? Well, efficiency. Wishing you the same luck out there. It's an easy-to-use app, however the efficacy of it is strongly dependent on the likelihood of your matches to respond to you. I guess if you’re assuming everyone who has a college degree is of a certain class, but I don’t know if I would go that far. Join The League, a community designed for the overly ambitious. Authenticating with LinkedIn will protect your privacy and block you from your business connections and coworkers who also authenticated. “That choice is really powerful that we can make.”, This kept in line with the company’s career-first, overall feminist approach to dating. We would never intentionally notify your friends or post on your timeline or anything crazy like that.
The waitlist is probably the most defining and most exclusionary feature of the League. Ashley: To go back, I’m just curious about the psychology of a waitlist versus a rejection. So what is the League, and how exactly does it work? Is that accurate? You’ll still have to link your social media and, well, wait it out.
Yah know how that goes. approach to dating. Lauren L'Amie is the SEO editor of the Daily Dot.