All four apps have their differences; while Muz Match is more developed, where you have the option to select your hobbies and add a guardian/wali to your correspondence, Minder is the opposite—with less features, following a simple template of adding a short and sweet profile, swiping, matching, and chatting.
Minder is less policed than its counterparts but profiles still require an approval, and only serious users with credibility are given the green light.
Forget and naseeb.com—Muslim-American millennials are jumping on the bandwagon of mobile dating this year with the launch of over four different Tinder-esque dating apps, all serving to keep your both your love life and deen in check.
While online dating has been around for some time now, mobile matchmaking apps are now taking flight.
Even for those single adults whose parents encourage their children to find a mate on their own struggle to find an outlet where they can be care-free, but also establish a connection rooted with a similar intention.
Although what is known as “casual dating” is often frowned upon in Islam, in the current Western world, both Muslim men and women are looking for a mate who is not only a match religiously, but also intellectually.Minder, the Muslim twin of Tinder, launched this February—along with Salaam Swipe and Crescent—and competing with the already established Muz Match.All four dating apps are very similar to Tinder, where users can see a few photos, a brief profile, and can swipe right if they are interested.“This is aimed for people that get the culture and are generally Western-raised with dual identities.
That means users with no indication of education and careers—especially those from abroad seeking only a new life here—are discouraged to make a profile.
Minder founder, Haroon Mokhtarzada, spoke to on being selective with users on the app, unlike Tinder.