She points to scientific studies that validate her mirroring hypothesis and insists the city is swarming with look-alike couples and A-list doppelgangers.“They’re not just making it up,” concurs Claudia Brumbaugh, an assistant professor of psychology at Queens College.“Research does show we are attracted to people who look similar to us.” She says physical similarity can lend a sense of familiarity and safety to potential mates.A recent test drive turned up 88 quirky face matches of various ages, races and levels of cuteness.Unlike popular dating apps like Tinder or Bumble, there’s no swiping.You teach the app what kind of face you like, and it goes from there. Borcea, the chair of the computer science department at NJIT, supervised the graduate students who developed the app.It also takes location into account, so someone can find a match within a specific area.
Nearly 50,000 singles have joined the free site since its soft launch last year (the official July 10 launch at STK in the Meatpacking District will feature celebrity face matching underscored by DJ Samantha Ronson).Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and as people’s thoughts turn to love, chocolate, and dating, a new app has been announced with a simple concept: it searches for matches based on photos that users upload of faces they find enticing.Developed by researchers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), the app is called Face Date.The app only presents mutual matches, meaning that both sides have to fit each other's criteria.Once there is a match, users can click on a photo to start chatting. With more than 25 years, 2 million dates and thousands of dating success stories to show for it, we can honestly say we have the experience required to improve your chances for dating success. A matchmaking service takes the personal legwork out of dating by outsourcing “the search” for interesting, like-minded individuals to a team of professionals. Instead of spending hours searching through online profiles or swiping screens, you will spend time on face-to-face dates.