Once you do, it allows you to match with anyone across the world.
Hater soon saw something fascinating: Their user base split in two.
It may sound counterintuitive given that people usually go on dating apps to find people in their vicinity, but it was a hit.
So much so that the feature ended up crashing their servers, and they had to pull the feature to rework things.
There are plenty of apps that have been released specifically for the purpose of chatting with strangers, even focusing on flirtation without consequence, like Phrendly.