Swipe left, Elon stans: that Tesla dating app is a joke, for now
Despite several news articles that seem to suggest otherwise, a dating app just for Tesla owners isn’t real — at least not yet.
The brainchild of Canadian developer Ajitpal Grewal, the Tesla Dating Co. website says it’s “an exclusive community of like-minded Elon stans. You know, the kind of people that really understand you.” The site asks for an email address and notes users “must prove Tesla ownership before launch.” Perhaps its tagline is the first hint that this is all meant to be in good fun: “Because you can’t spell LOVE without EV.”
“Yes, the intention with the site starting out was parody, which I let everyone know,” Grewal said in an email to The Verge. “But, I did also say that if I see enough traction I would consider taking…