She had floor-to-ceiling windows and her doorman was watching us from [the street],” says John.(Names have been changed to protect dating viability and Raya membership.) “The app’s incredible,” he says. Launched in March, Raya quickly became known as the online dating app for all the people too cool to online date.Then you can click on photos of the face matches to see their profiles on Tinder, Match, Plenty of Fish, and other dating apps.(wouldn’t specify every site its app references.)The result is slightly terrifying, kind of fun, and most of all a very cynical approach to helping people find romantic partners.If you want to date someone who looks like Jennifer Lopez, it’s because she’s insanely gorgeous in a way that’s more than just the ratio of distance between her nose and ears or the spacing of her eyes.
The same goes for when we tested out photos of ourselves in the Buzz Feed office: The matches weren’t dead ringers, but there was some vague approximation of uncanny similarity.Fuckboys are not always easy to spot in the wild, given their highly adaptive nature and ability to blend in.Any betch that's been through the Amazon jungle of dating knows that meeting a fuckboy now is like finding a Rattata in the original Gameboy Pokemon—it's common AF but you always hope it's something better.If you spot, like, more than three of these behaviors, it's time to reevaluate your life and your choices (not to mention your relationship).The new app uses facial recognition to reference a photo you upload – a celebrity, your ex, your high school crush – and scan through thousands of profile photos sourced from dating sites and apps to find people whose faces look similar.