Younas went on to say that their functionality differs from that of similar apps like Tinder and others and that it discourages casual connections. Jammat-e-Islami has requested that MuzzMatch, a Muslim dating app, be banned.
Jammat-e-Islami asked in a statement to Sindh authorities that they not only prohibit the app, which has 400,00 active users but also remove its billboards from major cities.
Jammat-e-Islami Sindh in a statement on Wednesday demanded the authorities to ban @muzmatch, leading Muslim dating and marriage app, and remove its billboards from Karachi and other major urban center. pic.twitter.com/0uBxvGayM5
— Zia Ur Rehman (@zalmayzia) June 1, 2022
M CEO’s response
Shahzad Younas, Muzz Match\’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), respond to the incident by stating that he is a practicing Muslim in the United Kingdom. He created the software almost a decade ago to assist people in overcoming the challenge of locating a matching mate.
Younas went on to say that their functionality differs from that of similar apps like Tinder and others and that it discourages casual connections.
\”We are proud to delete and block any member who is reported for not being serious or having evil intentions, and we have a 20-strong all-female community staff whose sole responsibility is to keep our app safe and respectful,\” said the CEO.
Muzz Match recognizes and eliminates bad language automatically. The app also features a \’wali\’ or chaperone option that allows participants. To keep their parents up to date on their match conversations.
The application places a high value on privacy. As men and women can opt to keep their images fully secret and only share them with those who need to know. Muzz Match claims to have completed 4,000 successful marriages.
Shahzad Younas, a former Morgan Stanley banker, developed the app. It is aim exclusively at Muslims who are looking for marriage partners. The software is currently available in practically every country. With the most popular versions being in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. It uses a \”sophisticated\” algorithm that considers a variety of criteria.
Shahzad claimed to have a comprehensive \’knowledge\’ of the audience as a practicing Muslim. He was also aware that Muslims do not date; instead, they married, which prompted him to develop the app.
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