The future of dating apps is here! The first ever app for friends who truly care about the love life of their buds is now available. Named after its potential users, Wingman is a dating app with a twist. Instead of finding your own dates, it is an app that lets you set up your friends with other people. It’s where wing men and wing women can accomplish all their rightful duties. It’s an app where you build up your friend, and then refer them to single people you deem appropriate.
Wingman is created by Tina Wilson, a charismatic, fully grown woman with several decades of real life dating under her belt. Just like any other people who fail in dating, she had countless disappointments when it comes to meeting a potential partner. Luckily, she also has friends who comfort her after a disastrous night. This is where she got the idea for Wingman.
What sets Wingman apart from other dating apps, is that you can’t create your own personal profile that you will connect with other people. Its main and sole purpose is to give light and hope to our single friends who are just bad at choosing dates. Through Wingman, true friends like us who want our single friends to finally meet the right person can tweak their fates in dating.
Wilson has been beta testing this app in the UK and Australia for several years, and now she’s ready to make it official in the U.S. Now it’s available for iOS, and soon will be too for Android users.
The Wingman app prevents a ton of dreadful possibilities that can happen in your average dating apps. It saves shy and nervous people from promoting their selves and is even free from the notion of rejection. All these grunt work when choosing dates will all be accomplished by your true, loving friend.
Wingman works by simply logging into the app with your Facebook account and creating the profile of your hopeful, single friend who’s waiting for action. You will have to answer questions about your friend, which will the basis of the person to be matched. Just like in real life, you can be a virtual wingman for as many pals as you like, and each dater profile can also have multiple wing people. Once you have completed the profile of your friend, he will be sent a link where he can see the things you said about him for his profile.
After scouring the web with beautiful people bearing high potentials of being a good date, and when the person you chose eventually accepted your request to date your friend, your lucky buddy will then receive a notification about the good news. Now it’s up to your friend if they accept the suggestion or not. Too bad Wingman is not meant for force dating. But still all good.
According to Wilson, she designed the app to recreate the way the interactions would work in real life. Single friends have the option to give their friends a ‘nudge’ if ever they find someone interesting, so the wingman can refer the new prospect to the single friend. However, it’s up to you to decide if that person is, in fact, a good fit.
According to the beta users, the Wingman app is more of a social tool than a dating medium. Testers told Wilson that they liked being able to see all the nice things their friends said about them in their profiles, and also that it was much more collaborative.
The Wingman app sounds so much fun. If you are the kind of person who loves to get involved in your friend’s romantic life, both in a good or in a troll way, this app may take a space on your device. Play the cupid in your single friends’ life because, with technology, it’s now possible and so much easier.