Best dating app
Editor’s Note: These 5 apps were Chloe’s choices in 2015 when this article was first featured, as a follow-up to her 2013 review.
Over the last two years, we’ve seen a few new additions, most notably Find Femmes and Compatible Partners.
In homosexual matches, both parties can make the first move.
It’s an interesting take on the traditional dating app.
If there’s one thing it’s not known for, it’s romance. That’s right, the nonprofit organization known for “providing unbiased product ratings and reviews since 1936” has decided to get into the love game. In other words, being a dating app is hard because dating is hard. Other numbers cited in the story are more encouraging: After all, if Consumer Reports is willing to try its luck in love, why not you?
After admitting that this is “new and fairly unusual territory for us” in a recent article titled “Match Me If You Can: Comparing and rating dating apps and sites for boomers,” the ratings giant went about the meticulous work of dispassionately reporting the results of a survey of about 115,000 subscribers in meticulous detail. And a handy guide to dating lingo such as “Netflix and chill” (in case you didn’t know, it’s slang for coming over to have sex) and “Tinderella” (a “twist on Cinderella; popular with male Tinder users to describe the perfect match”) for newbies. Heidi Raschke is the living and arts editor of Next Avenue.
The online dating world is awash with apps (including ours, which we’re pretty proud of, coincidentally), but for many singles, seeking out the very best dating apps can be a little perplexing.
HER’s modern hybrid of dating and social networking is a refreshing break from the pressure to hook-up or fuck off that embodies some competitors.
It’s not easy to meet someone special that shares your same interests, but the power of smartphones help make the job of filtering potential matches much easier.
Nowadays, the perfect match is just a few swipes away on your phone.
Your profile on HER can be as simple or as in-depth as you want it to be: just add a textbox like you would a picture and write away.
While this freedom is endearing, a few simple prompts a la Ok Cupid might be helpful.
We’ve examined several key competitors below, highlighting what works in each before comparing them with our own app, to show you why ours is one of the very best dating apps around today.