Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching, and you might be spending your days swiping or “liking” in order to muster up some kind of date for the occasion. (Or at least a hookup to fill the void of human connection for a few hours, even if that void grows bigger afterwards…just me?)
We live in a time where broader tech companies are getting into the dating game, so why shouldn’t Amazon add another tentacle to its octopus business model and have a dating site, too? Facebook shouldn’t be allowed to haveall the matchmaking fun.
Enter the founders ofAmazon Dating. Don’t worry — it’s clearly a parody.
Even so, the site gives off hella dystopian vibes, assigningBlack Mirror-esque star ratings for everyone. Prices start from a reasonable $9.99! And in true Amazon fashion, these potential suitors are available on Prime. But act quick — some will be off the market soon:
In addition to these “profiles,” Amazon Dating has some fun Easter Eggs as well, like linking to Chat Roulette as “Prime Video” and Britney Spears’s “Toxic” as “Your Last Relationship.” The site’sFAQclearly explains it is a joke, and I’d venture to say a good one at that.
Amazon Dating can’t actually get you a Valentine’s date, but hey — Tinder may not be able to, either.
Mashable has reached out to Amazon Dating for comment and will update if received.