Verdict: This app allows you to eliminate the middleman.
If you lack inhibition, Hinge could throw the door wide open.
Or as The Date Report puts it: "Science Says the Ideal Person for Online Dating Is a Skinny 25 Year-Old Drunk Dog Owner Who Goes to Church." "Data scientists" at Plentyof Fish (POF), a free, Canadian-headquartered dating site, scoured the profiles of 81,000 heterosexual American users aged 25 to 35, as well as 1.8 million of their messages.
They were trying to lock down the indicators that would predict whether a single person would get a message from the opposite sex this year.
Verdict: Great for people that need help with organising a great especially with the interactive Date Map which lets you track who is else is wants to meet for a pint or deep and meaningful conversation at 1am.
The USP: If you're dog-obsessed here is where you can rest assured you're in good company.Pros: Once you get over the slight stalker complex Happn instils on you by showing women who walked past your front door an hour ago, matching with users within a 250 meter radius is actually quite handy.Chances are you live or work in the same area, so arranging a date becomes a lot simpler.The USP: Their mantra and methodology is explained thus: 'Each day at noon, guys will receive up to 21 quality matches – known as “Bagels”. Then, Coffee Meets Bagel will curate the best potential matches for women among the men who expressed interest.'Pros: A more curated selection than just endlessly swiping through everyone.Cons: The app requires you to give over control over to someone else to decide for you.which might get in the way of sweet conversation.From the release: "Women are no longer interested in the bad boy who doesn't want to settle down and men are increasingly seeking out educated women who are financially independent.But to a large degree male and female attractions still follow traditional gender roles.Verdict: One of the most effective – and convenient – dating apps out there. Cons: It's all a little too close to home: what's to stop her feeding your dating tekkers back to your pal?It could make future beers with your mates a little awkward.Whether it's matching you on your favourite interests or finding someone who you share mutual friends with.Here, we take the biggest alternatives to Tinder and give them a spin to find out what (if anything) they do differently and what sets them apart.