Since the launch of Tinder back in 2012, and with people bored of long drawn out profiles and endless messaging back and forth on traditional dating sites, there is no denying that dating apps are now the go-to method if you want to meet someone online these days.
And whether it’s something deep and meaningful you’re after or a hassle-free hook up, there’s a dating app for you.
From bearded men only to double dating, here’s 10 dating apps you need to be on in 2016. Voicecandy An app with an audio twist, Voicecandy connects people by choosing an icebreaker question and allowing you to record and listen to spontaneous replies.
Don't get me wrong, I always enjoyed the bumping of proverbial uglies (I am a romantic at heart, after all) but the lead-up before and the fallout thereafter eclipsed that enjoyment. It reinforces unreal body expectations, encourages the enumeration of ideal qualities/deal breakers, and contributes to the further disconnectedness of my already disconnected generation. So I tried to be like the guys I wanted to attract.
I'd sneak onto my friend's computer, excited to find others like me. My ego as inflated as the pecs of the bikers and sailors in Tom of Finland's iconic drawings, I drowned in my own reflection.
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Figures suggest ten million matches a day are made on Tinder, with the immense popularity of the app landing 27-year-old co-founders Justin Mateen and Sean Rad a coveted spot on the Forbes 2014 30 Under 30 list among the world's brightest young stars.
Anyone with an online dating account will know that choosing the perfect profile picture for your page is a tricky business.
The findings suggest that women should smile with their teeth, men should avoid looking away from the camera, and no one should share a bathroom selfie.
Data scientists from New York-based dating app, Hinge, analysed their members' photos to reveal which profile pictures get the most likes.
From candid photos to Snapchat selfies, it can be difficult to know what will help you bag the likes in a sea of profiles.
But help is at hand, as Hinge has released data on the most successful photo practices.
And the great thing is, whether you prefer chatting extensively with your new crush first or a little fantasy in your play, there are diverse options to suit your every whim and desire.