March 31, 2015 –
Online dating service Zoosk announced today that it has integrated with Android Wear technology to make it more convenient for Zoosk users to find matches. Android Wear is Google’s smart watch software and the Zoosk app is available for download through the Google Play store. According to Zoosk, the app uses Zoosk’s Behavioral Matchmaking™ algorithm on the smart watch interface to allow users to conveniently view potential matches throughout the day.
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Zoosk's new Android Wear lets users view matches on their smart watch. Click To Tweet
“Zoosk’s Android Wear app is a natural, consumer-driven evolution of our technology. By closely observing how today’s consumers choose to stay connected, we identified an opportunity to enhance the dating experience with the rising adoption of wearable devices,” says Kelly Steckelberg, CEO of Zoosk. “The Zoosk Android Wear app is designed to fit consumers’ everyday habits, empowering singles with even more choices for how they can discover love. Now, staying on top of matches and exploring connections is even more effortless and accessible for today’s always on-the-move singles.”
Since its inception, Zoosk has put a focus on technology, like apps, and has amassed 33 million users as a result. Features of the new Zoosk Android Wear app include:
> Carousel Feature. Presents the age and photo of potential matches with the ability to access more info with a finger click.
> Interactivity. Using the Zoosk Android Wear app, users can quickly swipe through potential matches and click “yes” or “no” to each potential match.
> Bluetooth Integration.Using Bluetooth technology, the app can alert the user to when someone they clicked “yes” on also clicked “yes” for them.
Zoosk first launched in December 2007. In 2014, Zoosk was named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America