CheekD is a great app to avoid any missed connections. It works via bluetooth (so it can be used when there’s no connection). You can basically keep a record of any potential male that you’d have crossed path with (on the condition that they have the app downloaded too).
Check out the app on the App Store.
Interview of founder and CEO here.
Plenty Of Fish (POF) is an online dating services that can be used on a smartphone (as an app), a computer or a tablet. It’s free to use. It’s the site that counts the most memberships. It’s mostly for singles in their 20s/30s looking for friendship, casual dating and to some extent serious relationships.
You can also swipe right and left with one of the feature!
HowAboutWe.com connects singles based on their date ideas’ interests. Once the match is made, they can plan their date.
Given its focus, this dating platform is more focused on connections than building up relationships. It puts your foot right in the offline world though!
It counts over 1 million of members, mostly in NYC – where it all started!
Ok Cupid is a location-based dating with a fun and interactive touch. The profile set-up unveils many surprising questions. A lot of fun things are included (fun quizzes added by OkCupid teams and members, games, activities…) it’s a high-personalized service. The searching features allow to narrow down to more specific matches (chosen based on elements such as their astrologic signs their spoken language…). The matching percentage is cool… You can see right away if you are a match ( n the condition that you have both filled out the questions).
OkCupid is upfront about open relationships and hook-ups.
We recommend it for casual relationship and polyamorous relationships. Serious relationships are possible but this is not the optimal place for it.
Black People Meet is the number 1 dating app for local black singles to flirt, chat and meet. It also has the largest subscription site for black singles. Recommended for casual and serious dating, although you may find the match several times.
Check out the app here.
Bumble is a great alternative to Tinder. Location-based, this social and dating application which facilitates the connection and communication between interested members. There has to be a match between two users, followed by a 24-hour window to follow up with a conversation. (Otherwise the match disappears)
There’s a catch though: the app only allows women to start the conversation!
We recommend this app for younger singles.
Happn is a dating app allowing its users to find a match in people they have crossing paths with. This Tinder-alternative allows to get in touch after the fact with a person you’ll have a missed connection with. Its a sure way to ensure serenpidity in real life. Users even get to send their connections one-minute long personal audio clips in the app.
We recommend it for singles looking for real time connection and meaningful relationships.
Tinder is a well-known and widely-used location-based dating app. It creates a match between between mutually interested users, allowing them then to chat. The concept is simple: you go through pictures until you see a person that attracts you (then you swipe right). When you’re not interested in any then you swipe left and move on the next online dater. It is reputated for hookups and casual dating, but couples have found love on Tinder and build serious relationship (that are still lasting) from the app.
Growlr is a dating app for gay bears. It counts over 5 Millions members. Each member can send and receive private messages, pictures, or voice memos to connect and eventually match.