A representative for Tinder told Buzz Feed that it has “contacted the developer to inform them that the app is violating our terms, and we have been told that they will address the issue.” A spokesman for Plenty of Fish told Buzz Feed that it wants to go a step further and get the app removed from the app store.The founder of the app tells Buzz Feed that it already has 15,000 users.The app only presents mutual matches, meaning that both sides have to fit each other's criteria.Once there is a match, users can click on a photo to start chatting. A dating app is offering people the chance to meet lookalikes of their favourite celebrities thanks to new facial recognition technology.Through the app, called Badoo, singletons can choose any well-known star they fancy – or even upload a picture of a non-famous person who they know – to find doppelgangers nearby.Unlike popular dating apps like Tinder or Bumble, there’s no swiping.
You pick the face you want, the app searches, and then it redirects you to the app their picture exists on.
It also takes location into account, so someone can find a match within a specific area.
“The app is smart enough to extract features from these faces,” he said.
Kosinski said it's not clear which factors the algorithm pinpointed to make its assessments — whether it emphasized certain physical features like jaw size, nose length, or facial hair, or external features like clothes or image quality.
But when given a handful of a person’s profile photos, the system got even savvier.