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.
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.
Isn't the whole point of internet dating that you can meet someone new?
This hook up app for friends (and friends of friends) is the equivalent of passing 'I Like You' notes in class.
Ok Cupid is free to join, free to search, and free to message.
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.
It could make future beers with your mates a little awkward.
Verdict: This app allows you to eliminate the middleman.
“After a few weeks, a lovely little lady sent me a message and guess what: we've been dating for 8 months!
Things are going really well, and we're both confident this is something permanent. It was a pleasure working with you and hope you can help others like me.” — Greg, 29, on Ok Cupid in Los Angeles, CA “How's this for immediate feedback?
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.