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Want to date that person you crossed paths with? Make it happen with Happn

Want to date that person you crossed paths with? Make it happen with Happn

Digital Communicator
January 20, 2016

Missed connections? With Happn, instances of those can be reduced and instead turned into promising relationships.

How Happn works

Happn is a dating app similar to the hugely popular Tinder in that it also allows you to find your match by going through people’s profiles and choosing which ones you like and which ones you don’t.

But Happn is hyperlocal in that it only shows the profiles of persons you’ve crossed paths with in real life throughout the day (on streets, at cafes, at parties, at parks, etc.) or those who were at the same place (within 800 feet) at the same time as you.

Happn profile

On every profile on your Happn timeline, you can see how many times you’ve encountered the person and view that person’s information, including his or her age, occupation, interests, and more. If you don’t want to see the person on your timeline anymore, just tap the cross button.

But if you’re interested in connecting with the person, just tap the heart button. The person won’t know you like him or her until he or she likes you back. Only when the interest is mutual can you start a conversation with your “crush” on Happn through chat messages.

Happn message

What’s new in Happn

And following its latest update, Happn now also lets you exchange one-minute personal audio messages with your crushes through the app’s new voice feature.

The new feature is introduced in celebration of a milestone that has just been reached by Happn: The app, which was launched in February 2014, has surpassed 10 million users around the world. To be sure, Tinder has well over 50 million users, but Happn’s going beyond 10 million users is no walk in the park.

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Optimized for iPhone and iPod touch running iOS 7.1 or later, Happn is available on the App Store for free, with in-app purchases offered for sending “charms” or notifications of interest, which are free for women but require credits for use by men.

Happn is currently supported in more than 35 major cities across the globe, including Paris, London, Berlin, Madrid, Buenos Aires, São Paulo, Hong Kong, Milan, and New York City. It’s planned for further expansion over the coming months in the U.S., South America, Europe, and Asia.

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