Dating apps support Covid vaccination drive by introducing vaccine appropriate stickers.
These apps partnered with the UK government to introduce vaccine stickers.
Applications will offer users to put special stickers on their profile to let people know either they are vaccinated or not.
Other luresome features include badges and bonuses that can only be used if the person is vaccinated.
Some apps will provide incentives including; free credits or access to premium features like: profile boosts, virtual rose giving and “super likes” for people who add the vaccine badge on their profiles.
Each app will have a different badge, such as; I got the shot, immunity together and many more.
This unique collaboration comes after a poll on YouGov, nearly 31 percent of consenting adults want to date people who are vaccinated while 2 percent would never want to date a vaccinated people.
Tinder, Bumble and Hinge are some of the apps which are working together with the government, the Department of Health said on Sunday
Government campaign “Every vaccination gives us hope” will also be supported by the contacted apps.
Apps will run several campaigns and adverts, to inform people about the advantages of getting vaccinated.
According to a media report, OKCupid, users who claimed to have already received the Covid vaccine were being “liked” twice.
George Kidd, chief executive of trade body the Online Dating Association, said “ For us, every step to a return to people meeting up, making new friends, starting new relationships is a step forward for us all.”
Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi said: “I am thrilled that we are partnering up with dating apps to boost vaccine uptake across the country.”
Under 30s vaccination will begin from this week in Uk although the vaccine program from Scotland is not yet at this stage.
So far, the UK has given more than 27 million people both jabs whereas more than 40 million have received just a single dose.