When it comes to the apps on our phones, we tend to become loyal to a select few.
You find something you like—maybe you’re a Facebook fan, or a loyal Instagrammer, or a member of the cool Snapchat club—and you stick to it. Ever wonder if you’ve met your soulmate, but didn’t know it?
With that, the app "successfully manages to decrease the creepiness of communicating with strangers ten-fold," write two women on NYU Local.
Here's how: Authenticity: Facebook's vehemence when it comes to real names and (general) culture of actual identities ensures that what you see is what you get.
If you’ve been dating via apps, you’ve almost certainly been swiping hard on Tinder. Happn matches appear in your timeline as you pass them in real life—link up the minute you match or later.
But, there’s actually a whole slew of other dating apps that may be even more useful for you. The one drawback of the location focus is that after a bad date, you risk an awkward run in at the gym.
After an hour, the invitation, all chats and photos are erased.
Up until now dating apps, not to be confused with online dating websites, have had a male heavy demographic—that is, until Tinder came along.
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At ten times what it was last October, the app’s small user base (around 10k downloads on Google Play) is growing faster than your action figure collection. Why feel guilty for leaving Fluffy at home when you could organize a double date?
The classic dating site, OK Cupid’s app puts more thought into your matches than much of the gimmick-based competition, with more attention paid to the profile. Your pet is the ultimate wingman, and this way you can be the same for them.
Safe, Easy, Offline Meeting: Here's the part that Tinder doesn't quite offer.
The location aspect of the app ensures the person is close-by, making meeting up easy. Again, the mutual Facebook friend thing makes checking out the person's credibility a little easier.