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"We should be at least 10 million members by the end of this year."Talking with Rappaport, it quickly became clear that while people have a habit of sitting and browsing dating apps like Tinder, Happns takes the stance that you should be living in the moment.
And that while you can browse Happn while at a museum to see other people at the exhibit, the main idea is to be able to browse your encounters after you get back home.
Happn is the hopeless romantic among dating apps, though the concept can sound a little creepy at first.
A lot of apps like Tinder simply show you people within a few miles of you.
Happn goes one step beyond: When you open it on your phone, We wanted to bring back reality into the dating world," Happn founder and CEO Didier Rappaport told Business Insider.
And now the Tinder experience is about to jump from our phones to our physical lives, thanks to the genius of AI technology."So the fact that on your device you have a geo-location service and your device is always with you, you’re always there in real time with your neighborhood and everyone around you."When browsing Happn, you can see a timeline of every Happn user you've been near in the last few days, ranked chronologically and by the total time you've been around them.If you see someone you like, you can "heart" them secretly to indicate interest, but they won't be notified — you're only matched up if you both independently "heart" each other.If you want to be a bit bolder and ensure that person knows you're interested, you can send them a "charm," which is essentially a push notification with a guaranteed delivery that costs between 10 and 20 one of the pillars of our thinking when we built Happn," Rappaport said when asked about the inherent location-tracking of Happn."When you are very near someone, we will never say ‘You are 10 meters,’ we will say ‘You are less than 250 meters’ — you don’t have any flag on the maps.