If you perform well on OKCupid, you may also be invited into its top-tier wing of “most attractive” users.
Generally, if you’re looking to meet “the one”, apps like Coffee Meets Bagel, Bumble, and Hinge, aka The Relationship App, are your best bets for robust matches based on your interests, location, mutual friends, and conversation. Most users are super into creating detailed profiles, either because they want to meet someone special, or they’re friggin’ nerds.
It was created in Southern Germany in 2011 and boasts over 20 million worldwide users, though admittedly it’s more popular outside the United States.
Jaumo is free to use, though its “red carpet version” is available to users as well.
Though there are certainly ways to remain open for casual flings on OKCupid, the mere fact that you have to fill out a long profile suggests you’re in this for the long haul.
OKCupid is free, though a paid account allows you to search for users with specific details in their profile.
Before we go over the best apps for different people, here’s a look at the dating apps with the most satisfied users from a 2016 Applause report: Glancing at this data, we’ll note that Just Say Hi, the most popular video-based dating app, blows all competition away as the most-often enjoyed dating app on the market.
Surge is the second most beloved dating app in the data set above, and it’s the number one most highly rated app for gay guys.
All the apps listed in this section have options for guys looking for a serious relationship, but their primary function is to hook up strangers quickly.
If you want to order someone to your apartment for casual sex like they’re takeout, e Harmony’s not your bag. Despite being extremely popular, the app doesn’t get great reviews from users, not even cracking the top 20 dating and sex apps in ratings.
If you want to get married in the next year, for instance, you really shouldn’t be looking for your eternal Netflix partner on Seed.