Besides Tinder, there is Hinge, True View, Tickr, Coffee Meets Bagel, Dattch, Christian Mingle and Tastebuds.
“We first knew each other after I saw his Instagram profile and followed him.
After that, he always clicked the like button on my pictures and leave comments.
However, many of these apps still use Facebook as their ‘home base’ whereby users usually sign in through Facebook to reduce the probability of fake profiles.
The past 2 years has seen a virtual explosion in the number and scope of dating or matchmaking based apps.
Depending on how you use it, you could find ‘the one’ or just as easily locate a one night stand.
The popular US-based international dating app, Tinder, is also known as the Mc Donald’s of sex.
Controlling our love life with a flick of the finger on our smartphone with the same ease we check messages from work or order products from online stores.
Has finding love reached a whole new level of casualness and ease?
It is touted as the #1 social networking app for singles in Asia .
Many of these dating apps have their roots in social media sites which provides the platform for them combined with greater flexibility that mobile apps offers, Today, it is commonplace to find couples who publicly declare they first met on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram as these dating apps become more socially acceptable, especially to the younger generation.
Tinder is a mobile dating app that uses your current location and look for any single ladies around your area. “For me when I look at the profiles, I would go for physical attraction (slim, fit) and girls who enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking like I do.