Dating and meeting new people has evolved considerably from the past century. Earlier people met new people, mostly in social gatherings or through their parents.
But technology was a game-changer. Though people still meet at the gatherings, parties, workplaces with the introduction of matchmaking and internet services, the concept of online dating began. Earlier, there were online dating websites, where people created profiles, chatted, and planned dates.
Most of the dating Apps rely on their Geo-location-based searches. Therefore, the results and matches highly depend on the reachability and user base of the particular app. If an app is popular in your city, then a chance of you getting a match increases. Those being said, for a higher probability of finding plenty of compatible matches, just get to know which apps are popular in your location.
Top 6 Apps to Meet New People Today!
Now, let’s have a look at the latest and popular dating apps.
Ok!Cupid. Make a meaningful connection
Through OKC, you can choose your connections whether you want casual hookups, friends, short term, or long term dating. You will asked to describe yourself and answer a set of yours about your likes, dislikes and based on your answer, OKCupid will give you a percentage of compatibility with other users by comparing your answers and importance levels to theirs.
Try your luck with the Quick Match and instantly “like” other users to see if they like you back. When you find a suitable match, click the yellow star on their profile to “like” them.
Chat with your matches to get to know them.
OK! Cupid is free to download and use, but they offer in-app purchases like an optional premium subscription that provides exclusive features.
Tinder is the world’s most popular app for meeting new people. Swipe is the Unique Value Proposition of tinder.
You can swipe right to ‘like’ a match and swipe left to reject.
A Match happens when both users swipe right to each other. A match is required for a user to chat.
By swiping UP, you can super like a profile. By doing it, the user will know you are interested. A blue star shows next to the user’s name when you super like them. And the user will see a blue banner below your name.
In the free version, you get one super like per day.
For exclusive features, there are in-app purchases that give you access to various features like more no. of super likes, rewinds, controlling your profile, etc.
Bumble. Changing the rules of the game
Bumble is the same as tinder. You can swipe through your suitors. But you have only 24hrs to make a connection. There are exclusive paid features as you can swipe through profiles you have gone through earlier. Men can pay for an extra 24 hours to see if their match will send a message. Bumble is not just for dating. It has different modes like:
- Bumble date: On Bumble Date, women make the first move.
- Bumble BFF: if you are looking to expand your friend circle chooses this.
- Bumble Bizz: Use Bizz to network with people for your business and work.
Hinge. The app designed to be deleted.
Create a profile by answering a few questions so that you can get the best matches. You can import your pictures and information from Facebook.
It tries to match you with the people your friends already know.
It is similar to tinder, but you will get less flow of matches in the hinge.
In hinge, you will see a cross and a heart below a person’s profile. You have to click the heart (to like them) or the X (to pass) on the profile at the top before you can move on.
Aisle. Vibrant Indian dating app
Aisle is an Indian dating app developed in India, keeping in mind Indian sensibilities. It is a relationship-oriented app. Certain features in the app require you to pay. For creating an account, you need to fill a questionnaire.
Trulymadly is another dating app made for Indians. It can be a great place to meet like-minded people, expand your friends’ network. It has features like providing a Trust Score to your profile by verifying your profile via Facebook, LinkedIn. It has a feature to go incognito too.
You can ask your friends to endorse you to better your Trust Score.
It has a paid upgrade called “select” to enhance your searches and get better match results and to get certain paid features like compatibility quizzes.
So, now that you have gone through the list of dating apps let’s begin the dating game.