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.
But that doesn't mean all dating apps are created equal.
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.
Download Coffee Meets Bagel (i OS, Android) Ok Cupid uses a comprehensive profile and a series of questions to determine what "percentage" you'll match with someone.
But on its app, the interface functions much like Tinder, letting you swipe yes/no to people around you.
In particular, Hinge, one of our favorites, did not fare well.
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But its innovation is that women have to be the ones to message first.
This is meant to prevent them from being bombarded with gross messages from guys.
Download Bumble (i OS, Android) Coffee Meets Bagel shows you only a few matches per day, and aims at a more measured experience.
No frenetic swiping or "game" features, just a few quality matches per day.It has features like photo verification, which lets you confirm that your photos are actually you.