Some other interesting details: guys have to pony up a virtual currency to initiate conversation with a lady, and the app provides a concierge service that will help you boost your profile and even plan out a whole date when you're ready to take things offline. The League claims to screen users via some mysterious algorithm that "keeps [the] community well-balanced and high-quality," while somehow hiding you from friends, “business connections,” and coworkers.
It also promises no bait-and-switches ("You’ll never have to wonder if that Harvard hottie is too good to be true"), but who cares, you're too popular as it is, anyway!
version of Grindr, considering to even peek at any of the dudes who're DTF in your proximity, you first must submit what you have to offer (read: shirtless selfies) for consideration -- and be voted in by at least three current members. Unless you're an Adonis, not good: eight out of 10 guys are rejected.
It used to be that if you wanted to meet someone of a certain caliber, you would venture to a particular bar. And you’ll have to be driven to make it into The League – there’s a waiting list 100,000 people long.
There would be a line at the door with a strict doorman and inside would be a collection of beautiful people, all deemed special because they’d made it past the velvet rope. “Our requirements for women are just as rigorous as our requirements for men.
“The brand of The League is really for these ambitious driven, young professionals that want to date other ambitious, driven young professionals,” explained Amanda Bradford, founder of The League.
It’s not just in your head, everyone and their mom is on Tinder, and they’re swiping left and right more than 1.4 billion times every day.
But how are you supposed to score dates with strangers when you're unbelievably rich, beautiful, or a C-list celebrity?Surely, you'd never slum it with the simpletons on Hinge, Bumble, or Ok Cupid. Luckily, there's a whole subset of exclusive dating apps catered to elite clientele that restrict access only to users who meet certain standards.Here's a peek at how the desperately single other half dates.Who's it for: "Celebrities" and "influencers" You certainly don't earn a reputation as the "Illuminati Tinder" by letting in any old schmo.Gaining access to Raya involves an extensive application process, where a committee weighs a combination of factors, including your “overall Instagram influence" and who recommended you, before voting you in or out.If you're worthy enough to be accepted, you'll be swiping through stock that includes everyone from Kelly Osbourne and Patrick Schwarzenegger, to Elijah Wood and Trevor Noah.