The Scoop: Hily is a quality-driven dating app that uses a combination of psychology and technology to inspire friendships and relationships around the globe. The Hily team recently partnered with Dr. Joseph Cliona, who appeared in the first three seasons of “Married at First Sight,” to create the Compatibility Check Feature, which assesses the long-term relationship potential between two users and recommends smart matches. So far, over 14 million users in 20 countries have given Hily a try and seen how its remarkable insights can change the dating experience for the better.

Dr. Joseph Cliona is a licensed clinical psychologist who became famous for helping match couples in the docu-series “Married at First Sight.” For three seasons, he used his insights into human nature to conduct a thorough psychological analysis and introduce commitment-minded singles to their Mr. Right or Mrs. Right.

Today, Dr. Joseph has joined forces with a dating app called Hily to bring his knowledge and skills to the larger dating population.

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Dr. Joseph Cilona has helped fine tune an effective matching system for the Hily dating app.

“I’ve teamed up with Hily to take the success of finding love through technology to a whole new level,” Dr. Joseph said. “We’ve developed an exciting new feature that can give Hily users an easy, but much more powerful way to know who they are more likely to be compatible with.”

Many mainstream dating apps toss singles into a sea of swiping options and expect them to fend for themselves. Not Hily. This app curates a list of solid matches based on essential values and personal characteristics. Dr. Joseph himself helped craft the new Compatibility Check Feature that powers every connection in this fast-growing network.

Hily is an app geared toward inspiring relationships, not dead-end dates, so it gives singles the tools to filter their date prospects, follow their hearts, and get what they deserve from the dating scene.

Dr. Joseph Cilona has created a psychological evaluation to strengthen Hily’s match algorithm and ensure that compatible couples can find one another online. This love-oriented system has proven successful and already led to many happy and healthy connections.

“We hope that thanks to this check, our users will be more confident making the first move,” the Hily team told us. “The test results will be a great source of first lines and topics for conversations.”

Over 14 Million Singles Have Embraced This Technology

Hily, which is short for “Hey, I like you,” is currently shaking up the online dating scene with its intelligent and streamlined matchmaking system.

The idea for Hily came from the same tech entrepreneurs who created Tami, a pioneering LGBTQ+ dating app and social network. The Hily team wanted to create an app that users could trust to yield results and create promising connections.

So far, over 14 million people have downloaded Hily in hopes of meeting someone special, and the majority of users have given the app a perfect 5 out of 5 stars on Google Play and the App Store. In 2019, Hily was ranked among the highest grossing dating apps in the world.

The Hily platform verifies every new dating profile by requiring users to upload at least one photo of themselves and provide a valid email address or social media account (Facebook or Snapchat). This allows the team to ensure that everyone is authentic and serious about meeting someone in real life.

“We want our users to feel good about every talk they have and every person they match with on Hily,” the team explained.

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Hily is a powerful dating app geared toward serious relationship seekers in the dating scene.

Personal compatibility is a high priority for the Hily team because it is a high priority for its users. In an internal survey, over 86% of Hily users said they choose their romantic partners based primarily on how compatible they are and not how they feel about the person.

Of course, compatibility can be difficult to judge because it encompasses so many factors — some people weigh religious values as dealbreakers, while others care more about temperament and daily habits — so it helps to have an expert opinion to make those assessments that can be make-it-or-break-it for new relationships.

That’s where Dr. Joseph steps in. This esteemed psychologist has extensive knowledge about how relationships work and which factors contribute to their success, and he has brought those insights to the Hily app with the Compatibility Check Feature.

The Hily team has high hopes for this compatibility quiz, saying, “With this feature, we want our users to get more control over who they match with, learn more about the people they’re about to swipe right on, and feel safe and understood,” the Hily team said.

How a 40-Question Quiz is Changing the Online Dating Game

The Compatibility Check Feature has the potential to revolutionize the way singles match on Hily by informing their swiping choices and strengthening their bonds from the outset.

The app’s new matchmaking system is straightforward, intuitive, and thoughtful, and it has been honed to perfection by a clinical psychologist working alongside a team of dating experts.

It starts with a 40-question quiz about the person’s likes, interests, values, habits, goals, and lifestyle. Some questions ask singles to consider their relationship style (are they more nurturing, more protective, or neither?), while others take a broader look at their personal routines and hobbies.

You don’t have to complete the entire quiz in one sitting, but every detail you can add helps because your answers and dating profile information will factor heavily in the overall compatibility ratings generated by the app.

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Starting April 1, 2020, only premium Hily members will have access to unlimited Compatibility Checks.

Once the initial launch period is over, free Hily members will be limited to viewing two Compatibility Checks per day. Paid members will be able to view as many as they want.

The app highlights these curated matches along with a detailed description of the couple’s compatibility as determined by Dr. Joseph. This assessment offers a clear breakdown (by percentage) of things you have in common as well as some key attributes that bode well for the relationship. For example, maybe you’re both easygoing people, or maybe you have a similar work-life balance.

“Hily’s new and improved Compatibility Check Feature analyzes important elements of romantic and even non-romantic potential compatibility such as certain personality traits, lifestyle preferences, communication style, and general attitudes and preferences,” Dr. Joseph said.

The Hily matchmaking system also takes into consideration profile details, including sexuality, religion, and relationship goals to make sure everything lines up properly.

Dr. Joseph said it’s important to him to ensure the new Compatibility Check Feature analyzes how two people can be complementary in a relationship — and that goes beyond basic similarities in age or interests. It’s not just about finding common ground; it’s about balancing someone’s strengths and weaknesses with a partnership that will bring out the best in one another and foster long-term happiness.

“Potential compatibility in relationships is more complex than just similarities, it’s also important to look at how two people might be complementary to each other,” Dr. Joseph said. “Hily users will now have a lot more than what they see on someone’s profile to help determine who they might want to try to get to know better!”

Hily’s Compatibility Check Gives Singles the Tools to Succeed

Dr. Joseph Cilona has dedicated his career to helping individuals build healthy relationships, so he is a natural ally for and supporter of Hily, a dating app geared toward serious, thoughtful, and selective daters.

Together, Dr. Joseph and Hily have come up with a smart compatibility rating system that puts singles in control and empowers them to make an informed decision about every potential match. The Hily app offers a quality-driven solution for singles who know who they are and what they want. Its psychological assessment puts an end to senseless swiping and guessing games on the app by giving users a more considerate and personalized way to find the right partner.

As the Hily team said, “We aim to create a space where every connection — no matter if it’s romance or friendship — has potential, and every talk can lead to something great.”