' And that's something that we wanted to explore a little more."We also realised that everyone around is talking about astrology and that it was a huge cultural movement." Users sign up with their Facebook accounts, input their birthdates and post codes, pick six traits "or emojis" to describe themselves, and the preferred age and gender of potential matches.
Users receive five matches daily, appearing in "constellation" form on the app's main screen.
Most of Find Someone's members lived in Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch, although online dating was also "a great option for people who live in remote places".
The average age of a user on the site was late-30s, but the range was from 18 through to people in their late 60s.
Align is only compatible with users in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York City.
Once This app puts quality over quantity, using human matchmakers to hand pick potential mates.
The Align app matches users based on traits associated with their zodiac signs, Co-founders Aliza Kelly Faragher and Helen Grossman told the New York Daily News they developed the app after becoming disenchanted with those on the market."We thought, 'What if there was a way that before you went on a date with a person that you were able to gauge how you'd get along?
Women rated the importance of a date's finances higher than the men surveyed.
For men, a sexual spark rated higher on their checklist, and nursing was the most attractive occupation.
Find Someone had a fairly even split between the genders, with 54 per cent of male members and 46 per cent female, Bridges said.
Two-thirds of members had never been married before. People only met online, and dated offline as with any other relationship, he said.