In particular, Hinge, one of our favorites, did not fare well.
All stuffiness aside, this site is loaded with fun functions such as instant messaging, "hot or not" photo rating systems, smiles, and the ability to restrict who can contact you based on certain criteria.
Over 1 million people are on the site, but not all are on strictly for dating.
But regardless, there were stark differences between popular apps like Tinder, Ok Cupid, Bumble, and Hinge.
We have previously reviewed the major dating apps from both a woman's and man's perspective, but we were surprised which apps did the best in an analysis of user reviews.
Download Bumble (i OS, Android) Coffee Meets Bagel shows you only a few matches per day, and aims at a more measured experience.
No frenetic swiping or "game" features, just a few quality matches per day.
It's more explicitly focused on just hooking up than most dating apps, though it has the option to "get date" or "get down." Download Down (i OS, Android) Tinder was the app that set off the dating app craze.
Its iconic interface lets you swipe yes/no on a series of potential dates.
Perhaps this is the first online dating site that you have ever heard of or you know someone who found their prince charming on it and so you may be more inclined to head to this site first. is NOT free; you cannot even view someone's profile without punching in your credit card digits.
The average cost is ~/month, if you want extras you pay extra.
But its innovation is that women have to be the ones to message first.