Letting you choose between "Mr Right" and "Mr Right Now" it's fun and playful if you're in the mood for some quick company, while offering a bit more depth for those looking for a bit more. The app also has a recently launched premium feature, which serves up more information about your matches, like how likely they are to reply to you.
According to Basil it's greatest feature is "a slider at the top, where you can indicate what you're after, so only like-minded guys will populate your feed," but the app experience "from that point onwards, is basically Tinder."Another app, another promise to provide more meaningful connections. Ladies, you’ll be served up a Bagel (that’s what the app calls men) each day at noon, which are only the Bagels (or... It’s another idea that sounds good, but does it really work?
So you’re more likely to find someone with genuine shared interests, rather than just a nice face. The huge choice of, erm, fish, tend to mean there are a few long-term love stories and lots of “okay I guess” dating anecdotes. Be ready to hunt for people through the droves and droves.
I’ve had a few fun dates through it, you just have to put the time in to weed through the rubbish.”Paul said: “All I ever hear from men is that women never reply, and all I ever hear from women is that they get too many messages.”That said, we know personally of one real world couple that are now married having met through Plenty of Fish, so love can be found here!
is another older dating website that’s evolved over the years to become one of the most popular apps.
But no matter who you ask, it seems to have become synonymous with casual dating and hookups rather than those looking for long-term love. Hayley Minn told us: “I used to love it, it's so easy to use and fun, but it now feels like a game more than anything and I've never had a date lead to anything serious.” Despite the fact it seems to be losing its edge, we included it because it’s still popular, and the large user numbers mean the more chance of dates.
It’s hard to stand out in the era of Tinder, which is why OKCupid has turned its attention to matching people up on a ‘deeper level’.
By answering questions and filling out your profile, the app’s algorithm will suggest people who share your interests in the hope you’ll build more genuine connections, which you can easily see from a ‘compatibility’ score next to other users.
You’re prompted to ask a series of questions, but you can choose which you answer. Sarah said: “Hinge definitely sounds good in theory. I’m trying to stay patient and positive, but I think the instant buzz of Tinder might have ruined me.”Plenty of Fish is another app that allows you to create a profile, answer questions or just upload your favorite selfies.
The idea is you can build an authentic picture of yourself, with answers, photos, details about what you’re reading or listening to and even video. You can like someone’s activities and photos, which reminds us more of Facebook-style interactions, but packaged up within a dating app. It’s got a large user-base and when it comes to success rates, it really divides opinion.