Download: i OS / Android Shtick: Focuses on getting people offline and meeting in person 5 years old / Gained 2.3 million users across both its dating and couples services / Available nationwide and in 30 countries across the globe How About We puts your dating skills to the test before you even lock eyes with your matches.
Instead of simply browsing profiles, you must suggest ideas for potential first dates.
) are within walking distance so the pool of people I connected with when I tried it wasn't great.
Where you live and how much you move around will determine whether Happn works for you.
Of course, that flies in the face of the old adage that dating is a numbers game – with only one potential match each day, it could be a while before you find someone you really get along with, especially if you’re looking for long-term prospects.
You also pick up ‘beans’ (read: points) for joining the app, getting friends to join, promoting it on social media and more.
These are essentially an in-app currency you can spend to match with more people, by ‘taking’ a ‘bagel’ you’re interested in.
I passed on most of the ‘bagels' and eventually stopped using it, however I can definitely see how it has its user base and will work well for some.It limits you to 12 or so potential matches per day (the exact amount depends on how many Facebook friends you have), giving it a bit more focus than the sprawl of Tinder or Happn.They also just introduced timed matches which give you 24 hours to send the first message otherwise it expires, encouraging users to make matches more quickly.Download: i OS / Android Shtick: Shows you people you've crossed paths with in real life 8.2 millions users worldwide / 850,000 US users / Biggest city being NYC with 230,000 users Outside of Tinder and Grindr, Happn has a claim to being the most popular of the app-only options out there.It uses your phone’s location data to tell you which other Happn users you’ve crossed paths with, letting you know where and when you walked past each other without realizing.