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Download: i OS / Android Shtick: Tinder-style swiping with advanced filtering options for paid members 12 million users The online dating giant has thrown its weight into the app arena.It’s a condensed version of the main site, with the app-ready ‘Quick Match’ feature, essentially offering a Tinder-style stream of photos for you to rate on the fly.Download: i OS / Android / Windows Shtick: Shows you 12 daily matches that are in your Facebook social circle (friends of friends, etc.) Hinge users are 99% college educated, 90% are between 23-36 / Most popular industries include banking, consulting, media and fashion / Live in 38 cities total / 99% of downloads are coming from word-of-mouth. Hinge is one of a clutch of apps that try to leverage your existing social network.Once you connect your Facebook account, it recommends matches you have mutual friends with – letting you know their employment and education, then giving you the chance to chat if you both like each other.It limits you to 12 or so potential matches per day (the exact amount depends on how many Facebook friends you have), giving it a bit more focus than the sprawl of Tinder or Happn.They also just introduced timed matches which give you 24 hours to send the first message otherwise it expires, encouraging users to make matches more quickly.Her latest development is a pioneer of the ‘female-friendly’ dating app, requiring women to send the first message after the two of you match with each other – though they only get 24 hours to do so to encourage them to be proactive.
It takes out all of your carefully crafted openers that never get responses from matches that swiped right on you in a drunken stupor or are just looking for validation and not a date.
Download: i OS / Android Shtick: Shows you people you've crossed paths with in real life 8.2 millions users worldwide / 850,000 US users / Biggest city being NYC with 230,000 users Outside of Tinder and Grindr, Happn has a claim to being the most popular of the app-only options out there.
It uses your phone’s location data to tell you which other Happn users you’ve crossed paths with, letting you know where and when you walked past each other without realizing.
I used CMB casually for 8 months and ultimately didn't meet anyone from it.
I passed on most of the ‘bagels' and eventually stopped using it, however I can definitely see how it has its user base and will work well for some.
Scammers take advantage of people looking for romantic partners, often via dating websites, apps or social media by pretending to be prospective companions.