Published 30 September Section BBC News. Icelandic phone app stops you dating close relatives Close. In Iceland, there has been little immigration over the years.
Spencer Kelly explores how Icelandic people are using technology to make sure genetic similarities do not get too close by using an app called Bump and literally bumping their smartphones together. Go back a few generations and most Icelanders will find they are related to each other.
Watch more clips on the Click website. This means there is not as much genetic diversity as on larger land masses. Icelandic phone app stops you dating close relatives.