Newly created dating sites
“Even though our focus is on dating, it really is about meeting people outside of your usual groups,” Brereton said.Jeffrey Chan, a back-end developer for Bruin Meet, said the website’s algorithm sorts through users’ preferences and profile responses.Following the success of the program, he decided to relaunch the program as Bruin Meet in November.“We just did it for fun, but we found that after Valentine’s Day people kept joining,” he said.“It’s a great way to find someone and it doesn’t require too much effort,” he said.“I just have an account and get an email when I match with someone.” Fann said the team hopes to increase the site’s number of users through a speed dating event on Valentine’s Day.
Bruin Meet, which launched in November, helps UCLA students set up in-person meetings with other Bruins.
The program, which currently has about 400 total users, matches individuals and sets them up on blind dates on campus.
Dmitri Brereton, a third-year computer science student and founder, product manager and a back-end developer of Bruin Meet, said he thinks the program helps people connect without the stress of progressing from texting someone to meeting them in person.
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Hopefully you will all have fun meeting singles and try out this online dating thing...“Every week we have hack night – it’s definitely a community,” she said.