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Tinder-like app seeks to pair women with new female friends

By WITW Staff on January 30, 2016

In this digital age, meeting new people — especially partners — increasingly takes place via online apps. For women who aren’t looking for love, but simply in the market for new female friends, there’s Hey! VINA, a mobile application that uses an algorithm to pair users with others who may make a good fit. Inspired by popular dating app Tinder, Hey! VINA allows allows users to create profiles, upload photos, and connect with other women in close proximity.

(Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
(Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

According to TechCrunch, the idea stems from a company called VINA (Scottish for “friend,” or “beloved), which was created by Olivia June Poole and Jen Aprahamian last year to meet the needs of modern women. For women who travel, or have relocated to a new city, a like-minded social circle is now quickly within reach.

Read the full story at TechCrunch.


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