CANBERRA TIMES - Feb 13 - CitySwoon was already reinventing speed dating long before COVID came and upended everything. It was evident the dating world was going digital, long before COVID. This is why CitySwoon decided to look into taking its speed dating service online even before the pandemic and the company was well on its way to launching a custom platform when COVID hit. Unlike a Zoom, the platform allows for both group chat - so that the speed dating hosts can chat to everyone at once - and private calls so participants can still have that one-on-one experience. After each date, participants rate their date out of five.