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After the date, the app checks in with both people to see how it went and recommend whether they should continue to see each other or keep looking.
These new uses for AI—the science of programming computers to reproduce human processes like thinking and decision making—by dating apps were highlighted at the four-day Web Summit which wraps up Thursday in Lisbon.
Among the doubters at the Web Summit was UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who said he was "a little bit sceptical" it could help "people chose their soul mates".
"I'm very happy I have chosen my soulmate by traditional methods," said the former Portuguese prime minister, who is married to a Lisbon city councillor, in his opening address to the gathering on Monday. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission.
Once you have picked one you would like to meet, the app tells you about them.
After several days the app will help set up a time for a phone call between you and your match—and give advice for your first date based on what it knows about the other person.