She adds: "And for busy working professionals who might not know what they're looking for, it helps to have choices." Paktor - which means dating in Hokkien and Cantonese - works on a model that is similar to Tinder, where users review profiles and swipe left or right to show interest in a potential match.
He adds: "There is an upward trend in the adoption of online dating by more traditional-minded Singaporeans in recent years." Dating apps may have encouraged a more lively and casual dating scene, but they have also created a new set of concerns regarding safety and harassment, especially of female users.
Websites and blogs have sprung up in the wake of Tinder's boom, documenting the unprompted and unwilling advances that women have to deal with.
Instead, they emphasise security and are more attentive to the needs of female users.
For the three Korean-American sisters behind the San Francisco- based app Coffee Meets Bagel, the experience of their female users was key.
He is still single and looking - but mostly at his mobile phone.
Singles in Singapore are looking for friendship and love on dating apps, which are mobile-based and usually free.
English is used by most Members for their Profile and Messaging. More importantly, they respond to your emails, smiles, chat requests.
And they are fun to communicate with as Singapore Expats Dating & Friends is not as "transactional" as the traditional dating sites.
Groups are very popular as they allow you to meet people who share your interests. Video Chat also generates a lot of interest, especially from women who want to practice English.