Taiwan's dating app first in Asia to receive dual certifications

The maker of L-Somewhere, a Taiwanese mobile dating app, recently announced that the service has become the first of its kind in Asia to receive two stringent certifications.


In an effort to provide users with a safe and pleasant environment to conduct social networking and dating activities, Taiwan's LBSTEK Inc., the company that developed L-Somewhere, announced that its app is backed by both the SGS Qualicert and the ISO 27001 standard.


The company said that private data of L-Somewhere are protected by the ISO 27001 standard for information security, the same certification sought after by major medical and financial institutions worldwide.


L-Somewhere's app service quality, meanwhile, have been certified by the SGS Qualicert, after it passed stringent audits and review reports by anonymous users, the company also said.


Throughout the certification process, anonymous users verify whether other users are misrepresenting their appearance, wealth, and education background.


LBSTEK Inc. Chairwoman Lin Chiao-ju said that she was inspired by her background in the financial sector in seeking the most stringent certification standards for the app, and added that she had met her husband via an online dating service.


Source: CNA