Here is America's ranking of 11 popular dating apps, as measured by Applause: Hinge's innovation was that it only matched you with your extended social network — friends of friends.
The app presents you with around a dozen matches a day for you to swipe yes/no on.
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For this story, I compared Ok Cupid, Tinder, JSwipe, Hinge, and Bumble — and I was surprised by the app that ultimately became my favorite. New research from the Pew Research Center shows that in the past two years, the percentage of US adults who had used a dating app tripled.Download Hinge (i OS, Android) Grindr's mission was to help gay guys meet up, quickly, wherever they were.It quickly became a smash hit, and recently sold a majority stake to a Chinese gaming company.Its iconic interface lets you swipe yes/no on a series of potential dates.
New updates have rolled out features like the "Super Like" and have put things like your job and education on the front of your profile.Dating apps have transformed the way we online date.We’re no longer limited to finding someone special in front of our desktop at home — we can now do that while standing in line at Starbucks, walking the dog, and even using the bathroom (if that’s your style).Download Match (i OS, Android) Down is an app that just, basically, shows you who wants to "get down" with you.It's more explicitly focused on just hooking up than most dating apps, though it has the option to "get date" or "get down." Download Down (i OS, Android) Tinder was the app that set off the dating app craze.To qualify, an app had to have more than 2,000 reviews across the App Store and the Google Play store.