A Dating App For Calling Total Strangers In Your Area? That’s A Real Thing In China

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Bilin , a Chinese app that lets you call and chat with total strangers in your area, is no fly-by-night app, as today the startup revealed that it has secured $15 million in series A funding from Qiming Venture Partners and Morningside Ventures. So how does it work? Its a lot like Momo , the popular China-made flirting app that now has over 100 million users . But instead of taking part in a text chat, Bilin lets you make online calls. You can filter the apps users by gender in your area, and then browser their profiles. But you cant just call someone out of the blue first you have to send a written request, which allows you to call that person if they accept for a 24-hour period. Theres also a way to block people. Heres what it looks like: As you can see date in the image above, there are quite a few people using the app for ahem work purposes.
Full story: http://www.techinasia.com/china-dating-app-for-calling-strangers-nearby-bilin/

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