Kickstarter has suspended the campaign for Adoptly, the project to crowdfund a Tinder-like app for finding children up for adoption.
No explanation was given for why the campaign was suspended, but it’s pretty easy to make some guesses, the leading one being: Adoptly looked completely fake.
The service sounded like satire and listed employees whose identities couldn’t be verified in any way. While one member of the Adoptly team who spoke with The Verge insisted that it was real, there wasn’t much evidence to back it up.
Adoptly really looks like parody
As a commentary on the way we use modern dating apps to judge people instantaneously based on completely superficial values, it’s not a bad campaign. But as a real service, should Adoptly…