Online dating is bigger than ever, and the market for apps in this field is growing as well! With users on the search for Mr. or Mrs. Right, companies are jumping over hurdles to create the best system for everybody to find their perfect match. Take a look at these top 10 apps and good luck with your dream date!
Some execs at Tinder started this app which puts women in the driver’s seat. Bumble only lets girls initiate a conversation, and they have to do so within 24 hours of receiving a potential connection. Furthermore, both parties have to swipe “yes” (right to approve and left to decline) for a conversation to begin. Unique for its bias towards the female sex, Bumble has many users out there definitely buzzing.
Coffee Meets Bagel
On the site for Coffee Meets Bagel it states that the app is “designed for singles who want to find something real with little or no effort.” Using Facebook to match people up with friends of friends, the premise is that this will be more comfortable, simpler, and safer as well. The interface used by Coffee Meets Bagel also makes the process a game-like experience. Here’s to a good cup of coffee always going with that bagel!
Happn says they are “the app to discover the people you’ve crossed paths with, the people you like, [and] the people you’d like to find again.” So with this app, someone’s profile will show up any time you cross paths. If you both decide to like each other, you then have an official Crush which means you can then start chatting. With Happn, you can even pick songs for your profile and send them to your Crushes. Sweet.
Perfect for all you dog-lovers out there or for lovers of those who own dogs! Tindog lets you see other pooches and their owners who live in your area and then prompts you to swipe right if you’re interested in the canine-human pair. The idea is that dating is facilitated by people’s desire to walk their dog with someone else and their doggie friend; but of course, there’s an alternative motive here!
Align brings astrology into the equation with your zodiac sign as well as daily or monthly readings being taken into consideration in order to provide your perfect match! Available on iOS, Align attempts to link romantic compatibility with the alignment of each person’s stars, hoping to make everybody’s dream come true. Clearly one for followers of astrology to begin with.
At First Sight
Why settle for photos when you can watch a video of a potential match? Chris Harrison, host of The Bachelor, and creator Mike Fleiss took the whole online dating game to the next level with their app, At First Sight. Available on Android, the video profiles have been hugely popular with users and enable a deeper knowledge of people using the app. Perhaps it should have been named, “At First Screening.”
Catfishers need now to beware! Fliqpic enables users to have a live video chat with a potential match before moving forward with anything else. A breakthrough for those who have had the unfortunate experience of ending up on a date with someone who was far from what they had claimed online, Fliqpic has been a big fav in the online dating world, and for good reason!
Tastebuds isn’t just about any taste; it’s about people’s taste in music! Simply add your favorite bands or scan your iPhone music library, and this app will match you up with those in your area with similar music preferences. People use this app for simply making friends and finding concert buddies as well. As to dating, guess it doesn’t give much credence to the notion that opposites attract.
Grouper Social Club
Why not take the pressure off and date with some buddies! Grouper works so that say a guy can pick his own two wingmen, and the site chooses the date, location, and girls, along with a round of free drinks! This website and iPhone app are easy to use and connects to your Facebook profile using your age, education, job, interests, and “general lifestyle” to match girls and guys (or same-sex couples) up.
People find it too overwhelming to deal with the number of matches dating sights send them nowadays. With all the faces and profiles, it can be impossible to sort through with a clear mind and give anyone proper consideration. The Once app is genius as it sends only one match per day. You then have 24 hours to decide if both of you are interested. Available on Google Play and Apple, Once is a nice change of pace.