Phone number dating hotline
He created the app to introduce as much "friction" as possible into dating so people only interact with each other "when they really want to." Ballantyne said the idea for Hotline actually came after matching with a woman on Tinder last April.
Hotline, which launched Monday in New York, wants to bring authenticity and discernment back to online dating. " until after you've spoken on the phone at least once.Taking that first step and picking up the phone can be one of the hardest things you’ll ever have to do — but you can do it!Know that hotlines are not the same as psychotherapy.It charges a month (though allows people to test a limited version for free).On Hotline, Members can only select up to three matches at a time, unlike Tinder and Bumble where users can swipe endlessly.