Dating sites for homesteaders
According to Shirin Rai Gupta, a company employee and PR representative, Truly Madly rejects about 12 percent of the profile photos uploaded each day.
Keeping out imposters and married men seems to be the main problem and priority.
The internet has opened new doors for single women in highly traditional societies, allowing them to chat with strangers discreetly from their homes, away from the eyes of family members.
Being caught alone with a man who isn’t kin can put a woman in some serious hot water.
India is a little further along the dating-as-acceptable-social-practice spectrum, but safety and verification are still significant issues.
Members of India’s number two dating app (after Tinder), called Truly Madly, must have a “Trust Score” of 30 percent or higher in order to get a match or initiate contact with another user.
Older generations (which includes those in their 30s and 40s, she says) still prefer that couples date under supervision or over the phone.
And no one wants to admit to their parents that they met online.