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So it only makes sense that they would adopt video as well, given the growing popularity of the format on social apps like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, as well as the industry’s larger embrace of “Stories” as a means of offering an angle into people’s lives, activities, and interests.
This week, both Hinge and Zoosk’s Lively are rolling out support for video, each in their own way.
Again, the idea is that using video can show off someone’s personality much better than static, photo-only profiles.
Now, Zoosk is pushing the bar even further in terms of video with the launch of live video chat.
In Lively, users upload photos and videos that are then turned into story collages, which also include transitions and movement.
Also like Stories on other social apps, these videos will vanish in a day.
However, a later version of the app will allow for a semi-permanent way to keep them.
But unlike with Lively’s profile videos, the chat feature allows users to start their session with their screen blurred.
This helps users instantly feel more comfortable, the company explains, without having to worry about what they look like right away.