“It just so happens when you solve women’s problems online, the experience gets better for everyone.” Snyder, like many of his contemporaries, doesn’t have much data to back that up — yet.
His dating site, which he envisions as a kind of anti-Tinder, just launched in open beta a few weeks ago.
So it should come as no enormous surprise, then, that a new wave of apps and Web sites has risen to dispense with a particularly modern menace: Internet creeps — and the dating Web sites that enable them. ) creep-free, lady-friendly dating sites have launched to rave reviews — including one, Mesh, that auto-filters messages based on things like curse words, and another, Siren, that lets women control which men can see their profiles.
The apps are all attempts to solve an oft-discussed and well-documented industry problem: Women, by and large, are besieged by sexual solicitations, spam and other garbage whenever they log onto an dating site.
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This city is turning decidedly younger, which, if you happen to be a young person, or an older person looking to creep on younger people, is great!
The Bellevue company agreed to a settlement that restricts how it markets its services and to provide partial refunds to unsatisfied customers.
But they’re also novel efforts to curb unsavory online behavior by it rather than moderating it after the fact.
And in that respect, they could be trailblazers not only for the online dating industry, but also for an entire constellation of spam-filled, harassment-marred social sites. From day one, we wanted to solve the problems women face in online dating,” said Asher Snyder, CEO and founder of Mesh, one of the more promising upstarts.
Then there's the bad rap DC gets for being too career-focused and transient.
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