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Dating app Woo launches searchable tags feature; where’s the data?

Being a millennial is coming handy at work today immensely. I’ve seen IRC, Yahoo Chat Rooms, GTalk, Orkut, Facebook, IRC, MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, third party messaging platforms like Miranda, Pidgin, IRC and now Slack. (What am I missing?) Of course, there have also been dating (and messaging?) apps like Tinder, Plenty Of Fish, OkCupid and the like. Woo’s TagSearch lets users search by attributes Among the hoard of dating apps out there, Woo has introduced a feature called TagSearch which lets its users discover other people based on interests and attributes like home town, college, political leaning and favourite actor among others. It has also added a feature called QuestionCast where users can ask questions and invite other users to share their views on the same. (Note that the third image in the collage above is where the tag 'Mercedes Benz India' was highlighted and Woo showed up profiles of users who had liked the page on Facebook.) Remember Facebook’s Graph Search? Neither do we Basically, Woo has ventured into the territory that Facebook promised with Graph Search . However, Facebook’s Graph Search did not take off the way it had intended and the company ceased working on it. The Graph Search was a semantic search engine designed to provide answers instead of links through natural language queries. It set out to display data from over 1 billion users combined with external data into a search engine providing user specific search results. The algorithm would find this info from…

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