Match.com has been in the business of helping people meet online for quite some time. They've found that they are quite good at it and wanted to help out their
nerdiest smartest fellow man. So, Mensa and Match paired up. Mensa is the world's oldest and largest high-IQ society.
When you join Match.com, and most online dating sites, you answer a series of questions that help the website determine your best match. Match.com found 80 percent of American singles on their site said it was a "must have" or "very important" to date someone of their same intelligence level. They also determined 89 percent of their users would be willing to date someone more educated and intelligent than they are.
Match put those findings to work, teaming up with Mensa. Mensa members on Match will be able to add a "badge" to their profile, indicating they are a certified genius or interested in becoming one. Those who are not yet Mensa members but are interested will be able to take the Mensa test for just $1 until July 6th.
For those interested in dating people who aren't geniuses, Tinder just added a prime sexting feature to their app.
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