"I’m not someone who really believes in love at first sight. But love at first play? Zepeel, you’ve got me intrigued. I mean, after what seemed like centuries of trying to meet someone organically, I turned to online dating too. Unfortunately, at that time Zepeel wasn’t on the market and now I’m not on it either. (Love you babe.)
Zepeel is the first video dating app to launch in Toronto. And thanks to Shine PR, it was launched in enviable style. There was bottomless champagne, a super cute kissing wall, a gelato guessing game and a balloon ceiling! Yes, you could say it was a cooler than cool party."
"Strange encounters aside, my biggest complaint about online dating involves all the meaningless small talk, which consumes a huge amount of time. Despite putting effort into my profile to attract interesting dates, I’m still asked boring questions like “what are you doing right now?” or “what are you wearing?”. A while back I decided to boycott online dating altogether, but then I received an invite to the Zepeel app launch and was genuinely intrigued…"
"I was a bit nervous to watch the first video as I didn’t know what to expect, and feared it would be cringeworthy or aggressive. However, I was pleasantly surprised that the first profile I found was of a babely boy who talked with confidence and spoke about his hobbies, interests and what he was looking for in a woman. I caught myself smiling, while feeling a sense of relief (for him and I both!) that his vid was actually natural and organic and not rehearsed and strategic."
Erin Davis recently shared a read on View the Vibe about her online dating mishaps and common issues we all face. The guy who looks nothing like his profile portrays, or the ever so common "catfishing".
Shespoke magazine recently shared an article about the shortcomings of current online dating options, and their inability to put the user first.
"The creators at Zepeel have refined the technology we are already overtly familiar with and eliminated what makes other apps frustrating, potentially alienating and/or unsafe to offer up a complete user-focused experience that allows you to build a legitimate connection with someone online with the intention to support you with fun, yet safe, features as you branch to an offline romance."
"Zepeel is an interactive mobile video dating app that allows you to watch video profiles and chat with potential matches through video messaging. Anyone using the app can have a live video chat and then decide if they want to meet in person..."
Video profiles bring much more organic connections to online dating, you can show your true self and utilize your full set of traits rather than choosing your most artsy Instagram shots. So we've gathered some tips on how to create a more authentic and engaging video profile.
We can’t help but thinking the warmer weather is soon to come - rain or shine, there is always a creative way to inspire your love life in Toronto, and we’re here to help. In the case that you need a hand kicking your spring dating in motion, here is a list of our Top Ten Toronto Day Dates for you to enjoy.