Apple Spotlights MM Dating for Black History Month

Oct 11, 2023
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Short summary:

  • In celebration of Black History Month, the UK Apple App Store is spotlighting platforms by Black creators, including MM Dating, a matchmaking app for Black singles.
  • Co-founders Dayo Israel and Michelle Jima discussed how MM Dating fills a gap in the dating app market by catering to cultural specifics within African and Caribbean communities, often overlooked by mainstream apps.
  • They also highlighted the challenges Black individuals face on other platforms, such as lower desirability scores. MM Dating offers detailed filters like tribal or island origins and has strong policies against fetishisation and discrimination.
  • The team plans to introduce a feature connecting users in real life.

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