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Hinge benefits: A dating app for those who want more than just a hook-up

Driven by heartbreak, Justin McLeod came up with an app designed to get you off your phone and on a date, and it’s now the fastest-growing in Europe, writes Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
8th September, 2019
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Justin McLeod of Hinge with wife Kate

The founder of Hinge, the dating app that has been designed to be deleted, was expecting his first child when we spoke for this piece. But Justin McLeod was far more focused on talking about the love story that led him to that point, rather than the imminent arrival.

The reason? He reckons it will resonate with anyone looking to find that special someone. The tale goes as follows: McLeod was dating his now wife,...

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