The dating app landscape is littered with creative, crazy, and creepy ideas: apps that connect your LinkedIn profile; apps that suss out your favorite ethnic fetish; and Farmers Only. That last one's brilliant. In the debatable category: Happn, which now lets its users send each other voice messages through its interface.
If you're unfamiliar with Happn, the app works kinda like Tinder, in that you get to right- or left-swipe potential matches. But your pool of potential matches draws from your physical surroundings, as Happn searches within a 250m radius and shows who you've most recently crossed paths with in real life. It's brilliant in a way, in that you'll see people in your immediate vicinity. It's also creepy AF in some ways, as you'll see everyone who's single (or not, but looking!) near your apartment, every time you're at home. Same goes for at the office.
In any case, the newest addition is pretty creepy. When's the last time you left anyone a non-work- or bill-related voice message?