Don't spend another Valentine's Day alone. Mainstream dating If your preferences are simple, you should have no problem finding a compatible partner with a mainstream dating app. OkCupid Another popular app with a large user base is OkCupid. You can find potential matches nearby or use the advanced search options to be more specific.
Plenty of Fish Focused on simplicity, Plenty of Fish POF has fewer features than some other dating apps, but it makes up for that with a massive user base, with 50, new singles joining every day. You can also take advantage of almost all of its features without paying a penny. You can use the filters to find people who are in your age range, have similar interests, or have children — or take the Chemistry Test to find matches with compatible personalities.
Plenty of Fish became one of my favorite apps when I was dating. I loved its no-frills approach that made searching simple, and I never had to sign up to a premium subscription to use necessary features. Clover Clover is another dating app that keeps things simple and affordable. There are Mixers for just about everything from TV shows to hobbies, and you can create your own.
Match Match tends to be for more serious daters who are ready to settle down with the one. There are plenty of dating apps for that, too. Tinder No guide to dating apps is complete without Tinder. It caters to everyone, and its simple swipe-to-like mechanic takes away all the fuss, making it ideal for even the busiest singletons.
In fact, I met my current partner on Tinder and things have been going great for a while now. Blendr Focused on fun, Blendr concentrates on your location to match you with other users in your area who want to chat and more. The idea is that you get the small talk out of the way, agree on what you want and where you want it, then get down to business. You will also need to be 18 or over.
Down also presents you with 10 or more people nearby every day, but you can browse as many profiles as you want. Its simple approach presents you with users in a location-based grid, then lets you chat and share images.
Her Her promises to be the biggest and best app for lesbians and bisexuals. Her also keeps users connected with lesbian news and local events, and lets you ask others for advice on almost any topic. Scruff Aimed at gay men who want to be more specific when finding their next partner, Scruff boasts powerful search and filter features and uses artificial intelligence to learn more about you and the kind of person you might be interested in.
Niche dating apps are also ideal for those who have tried all the mainstream dating apps and had no joy. Hater Instead of finding you a new partner based on likes and interests, Hater focuses on all the things you dislike.
You swipe up on things you love and down on things you hate, and then Hater presents you with other users who dislike the same things. You can swipe left and right on other users to find a match, and send virtual gifts, which, ironically, cost nothing. Whiplr Whiplr is designed for those looking for a hookup with spicier sex. Open to singles and couples, the app connects you with others who share the same kinks and fetishes. You can browse your area for other singles with the munchies who might want to grab a bite to eat, or search for others with similar interests besides marijuana.