A new batch of dating services are cropping up that push back on the infamous swipe. The concept of swiping through profile pictures became a new normal for dating apps -- but it places the emphasis on physical appearance in the search for love, or hookups.Now, some dating app creators say there has to be a better way to help people forge connections IRL.
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