Platonic dating service

Scrolling around Charlie Williams’s new app, Cuddlr — proudly billed as the “Tinder for cuddling” — you get the sense that maybe Williams hasn’t spent a whole lot of time online.The app, which promises to connect consenting adults for safe, fun, nonsexual snuggling, relies on the same geolocation technology as Tinder, Grindr and their ilk.In most of our lives, there will be times when a loving friend will literally save us.

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An online social networking site that encourages offline friendships (read: a hot yoga partner) is the idea behind Friendship

The site aims to be the e Harmony of friendship, offering adults the opportunity to form platonic bonds with like-minded people using similar science-based matching methods.

Rendezvous is that concept—a platonic pick-up bar, where people can go to meet new people in the hopes of making new friends.

The physical venue would assisted by a sidekick mobile app.

It took a year-and-a-half to turn that lightbulb moment into Friendship, which launched in May and follows the same model as many dating sites and relies on psychometrics, or the science behind assessing personality, to match people.