He, too, likes that his dating profile on The League looks more professional and that he is able to connect with other hard-working people his age. “We really believe that people know what they want and we let them be picky and have high standards,” Bradford told the Guardian. We don’t see a ton of users doing that – probably about 10% or so do have strong preferences around ethnicity.” According to her, the members will first be showed matches that fit their preferences, “but once they run out of those matches, then we will show them everyone. Ratcliffe said that he did not use the ethnicity filter.
That to me is a just as impressive, if not more, than someone who went to Tier 1 university.” That’s not to say The League isn’t exclusive. “Right now I am like No 8,000 out of 100,000,” she told the Guardian. I don’t know.” Unlike White, Nguyen spent just “a couple of days” on the wait list before getting drafted into The League. I was like No 11,000 and I thought: ‘Oh, I guess this isn’t going to happen’,” said Ratcliffe, who lives in East Village in New York City and works in digital entertainment and media.
“Then a couple of days later, I got an email saying that I had been approved and I have been on it ever since.
“Users are getting that true sense of who someone is through a highly accountable and trustworthy network.” In addition to Be Linked, there are apps for those looking for an even more niche dating app than The League.
Among them is Luxy, self-described as Tinder without the poor people.
She had no control over who could view her profile, including potential business connections, bosses and coworkers.