Social dating sites in usa

App analytics company Applause recently completed a study of 97 dating apps to see which ones were meeting user expectations.

To qualify, an app had to have more than 2,000 reviews across the App Store and the Google Play store.

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.

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A friend who uses it tells me: “It’s good if you’re picky…

but there aren’t a lot of people on it.” Cost: Free I can’t really make a list of the best dating sites without mentioning Tinder. Tinder once had a reputation for being a ‘shagging app’ - but that's changed.

The app presents you with around a dozen matches a day for you to swipe yes/no on.

Download Hinge (i OS, Android) Grindr's mission was to help gay guys meet up, quickly, wherever they were.

Before you join, the app has to approve you as a member (a slightly daunting process) or you have to be invited.

If you want to unlock certain features you either have to pay or invite other to join.

A possible drawback could be a limited number of users – those figures aren’t available online - but it does look like a good app if music plays a significant part in your life and loves.

Cost: Free Unlike Tinder, Hinge doesn’t let you swipe through an unlimited number of potential matches.

It quickly became a smash hit, and recently sold a majority stake to a Chinese gaming company.

Download Grindr (i OS, Android) Zoosk recently had to lay off a third of its staff after being crushed in the market by apps like Tinder.

It is definitely for a crowd that is more serious about finding a lasting partner.

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