Unimaginative texts, interchangeable photos: for Franziska Focken, classic dating platforms are just a waste of time. So she developed her own app – based not on snapshots, but on voice messages.
By Helena Ott
All places to exchange deep glances and supposedly casually strike up a conversation were closed. No parties with friends, no concerts, closed bars. It was not a completely voluntary decision, but Franziska Focken did not want to do without data entirely either. So she gave Tinder, Bumble and Co. a chance during the second lockdown. Wrong, as she should quickly realize. “It was a terrible experience.” The 30-year-old looks as uncompromising in the video as she says she is.