New dating app goes full-blown 'Law and Order', bans everyone with a criminal record
A new dating app is going full-blown Law and Order on daters by running a background check on them before they get swiping. And then blocking anyone who has a criminal recordBut, is it fair to apply ban literally everyone with a conviction, especially if it’s over a petty crime?
Gatsby — which is currently only available on iOS in the U.S. — works like most dating apps, you swipe left to pass, swipe right to match. But, there’s one rather significant difference: When new users sign up to the app, Gatsby scans them for criminal records.
According to the app’s founder,