Verdict: One of the most effective – and convenient – dating apps out there. Cons: It's all a little too close to home: what's to stop her feeding your dating tekkers back to your pal?
It could make future beers with your mates a little awkward.
The USP: Their mantra and methodology is explained thus: 'Each day at noon, guys will receive up to 21 quality matches – known as “Bagels”. Then, Coffee Meets Bagel will curate the best potential matches for women among the men who expressed interest.'Pros: A more curated selection than just endlessly swiping through everyone.
Cons: The app requires you to give over control over to someone else to decide for you.which might get in the way of sweet conversation.
It is: An app for matching up users in airports and during flights.
Who you actually find: The stalker you didn't know you had. Who you want to find: An attractive, educated progressive with lofty career aspirations.
Who you actually find: A hundred women who never move past the first swipe. The catch: Faking chemistry with one person is one thing. Who you want to find: Two ungodly attractive individuals who you will never have to see again. Who you want to find: A casually attractive hook-up.
Pros: There is a strange thrill in being able to 'swipe' that acquaintance you've always fancied, asking them for a date (up) or telling them you want to sleep with them (down). Cons: It pulls in every single woman who happens to be your friend on Facebook, even if they haven't joined Down yet (your cowardly come on will be waiting for them if they ever do), making it rather pointless.Verdict: The more you think about it, the less sense Down makes.Isn't the whole point of internet dating that you can meet someone new? So do about a billion other people, and they're all on hook-up apps. Here, a quick breakdown of what to expect on these hook-up apps, should you have completely avoided them all thus far. It is: The most notorious hook-up app, especially among the younger folks. The catch: The Mile High Club isn't really a thing.Swipe right on a profile photo you like, hope they swipe right too. Who you want to find: A beautiful stranger who's down. Who you want to find: An exotic adventurer on their way to hike the Chilean Andes. Who you want to find: A put-together man who wants a drink and a fuck.Pick your future partner based on their dog preferences, small, scruffy or otherwise.