Since 2012, Tinder has been matching singles based on their social profiles and geographic location. Both users must “swipe right” before being matched and are then able to chat within the app.
POF.com, also known as Plenty Of Fish, is an online dating site headquartered in Vancouver.
Applause found that, in general, the most popular US dating apps trailed other apps in quality by 23 points (out of 100).
That's a big difference, and perhaps indicates that people take out their dating woes on the apps they use.
App analytics company Applause recently completed a study of 97 dating apps to see which ones were meeting user expectations.
The free platform allows users to connect with new people based on mutual friends and interests.
Download Bumble (i OS, Android) Coffee Meets Bagel shows you only a few matches per day, and aims at a more measured experience.
No frenetic swiping or "game" features, just a few quality matches per day.
It has features like photo verification, which lets you confirm that your photos are actually you.
Download Zoosk (i OS, Android) Match was one of the original online matchmaking services, and bills itself as having made the most dates, relationships, and marriages.