PSA: UP students now have their own exclusive dating app

Gelo Lasin

The University of the Philippines recently added a significant milestone to its long and acclaimed history. Nope, it’s not in the area of politics, nor is it in art or in the sciences.

It’s actually in the field of business. The business… of finding love.

Launched on November 7, UPdate is a dating app developed by ‘UPBoiz’ exclusively for the students of the state university.

Dubbed as ‘Omegle, but better’, UPdate initially lets people chat with their fellow Iskos and Iskas anonymously. Once both parties feel that they have established a mutual connection, they have the option to reveal their profiles to one another.

For security purposes, those who only have access to a UP email address can sign up, discouraging random strangers from abusing the service.

Judging by its Facebook page, the entire shtick seems to have been inspired by a post on UP Diliman’s Freedom Wall, which sees an anonymous user clamoring for a similar type of service.

#UPDFREEDOMWALL1470"Wala bang bumble o dating app solely for UP students? Paimbento naman diyan oh. Hindi naman sa…

تم النشر بواسطة ‏‎UPD Freedom Wall‎‏ في الإثنين، ١٢ نوفمبر ٢٠١٨

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