The classic party-sleepover game “Spin the Bottle” that got kids grounded all over our social circles (including me) has hit our cell phones, but it’s putting a twist on modern dating apps.
It’s a sort of dating-app meets “Chatroulette,” that website that matches you with random people’s’ webcams for chatting with strangers. A breakdown of how it works – you load the app and hit “spin.” An on-screen bottle spins, and it lands on a random person who’s also on the app. A video chat window opens, and you’re given a time limit of 30 seconds to have a quick conversation. If you like the person, you can send a “kiss” to that person. If they return the kiss, and if so, you’ll be “allowed” to message each other, browse their profile, and continue the video chat.
It seems like kind of a fun twist on dating apps, but can still be taken advantage of in much the same way Chatroulette wound up being a creeper hangout spot. They do have rules though, one of which is a “no face, no date” rule, in that you have to show your face, otherwise the app automatically blurs the offender’s camera.
Check out more details here, including a video demo of the app in action.