The Grade is a new dating app available in the iTunes store. So far, the app has about 1, users and is free, though it may introduce premium, paid features down the road. Cliff Lerner: Your Overall Grade is based on an algorithm that incorporates your profile quality grade, your response rate grade, and your message quality grade. The response rate grade is based on how often you respond to messages and how often they respond back. There are a quite a few negative reviews on iTunes saying that the app is too superficial.
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Consider it Lulu combined with Tinder: The Grade is the latest in a steady stream of dating apps to launch that solemnly swears that dating will be different for women if they just come along and try this one. Touted in a press release as "the first dating platform to ban users who 'fail' to meet quality standards and receive 'failing grades,'" The Grade makes use of some secret algorithm that assigns actual letter grades to users. Just like you can fail school, you can fail dating! The letter grades are assigned using information like popularity how often you are "liked" on the app , responsiveness how often you respond to matches and message quality how full of misspellings and idiotic comments your messages are:. To improve your profile popularity grade, please try uploading several quality photos.
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Best For: Somewhat serious young adult to middle aged online daters looking for relationships, hookups, or a mixture of the two. Interested users may expand any profile to see full profile details, which include online dating profile basics, such as location and education, as well as an open-ended about section, a more detailed grade breakdown one grade each for profile, messaging, and peer reviews , hashtags others have submitted about the user such as NoDrama or GreatCatch, and the options to submit a peer review or communicate immediately without matching by sending a flirt for a minimal fee.
Dating is never easy. Dating is always difficult, usually exhausting, and sometimes really depressing. All of those qualities can be exacerbated when one is trying to date in the city, particularly a city as big as New York.