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Hinge
The relationship app. Rebuilt & redesigned for relationships

Hinge is a dating app for relationship seekers.

29 Alternatives to Hinge

Dating, friend-finding, and career-building in one app

Bumble is the first app to bring dating, friend-finding, and career-building into a single social networking platform. It has changed the way people date, find friends, and the perception of meeting online, for the better. Women make the first move.

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Kate
Kate- Head of Social @ GitHub
Bumble is by far my favorite dating app. It's one of the only apps out there that feels fun while still maintaining a sense of safety, composure, and gravitas. The fact that it was created by women fed up by the existing dating app offerings is evident— and they ended up making the better app because of it. Also, I think it's worth mentioning that their bran… See more
Keegan J. Sard
Keegan J. Sard- Freelance Consultant
The matches were more genuine, the conversations way better, and the twists (compared to other apps) encourage you to actually go out and meet people in real life. Also, it works... I got engaged to an incredible girl in September and that is all thanks to Bumble!
Ben Tossell
Ben Tossell- No-coder 👉 Makerpad.co
This is probably the most popular in the UK right now
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The Verge
Bumble is launching a "private detector" feature that can automatically detect lewd images and warn users about the photo before they open it. Users can decide if they want to view or block the image or report the image to moderators.
TechCrunch
Serena Williams, the global sports and fashion icon and investor, is doubling down on her relationship with the dating app Bumble with today's announcement that she will serve as an investor in its Bumble Fund. Launched in 2018, the Bumble Fund backs early-stage businesses founded and led by...
The Verge
Bumble launched a new feature today called Spotlight that brings a user's profile to the top of people's swipe page for 30 minutes. Users have to pay two Bumble Coins - or $1.99 - to access the feature, and Spotlight doesn't call these users out in-app, so no other user knows why someone is at the top of their profile card stack, not that they normally would… See more
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See who already likes you on Tinder

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TechCrunch
As Rafiki once said, "It is time." Tinder Gold, the dating app's new premium subscription tier (which includes a feature that lets you see who's already liked you without any swiping) is finally rolling out to the U.S. Tinder Gold and Likes You were originally tested in Argentina, Australia, Canada and Mexico at the end of June.
The Verge
Tinder Gold, a paid tier of the dating app, is coming to the US after months of testing in limited markets including Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico, and Germany. In the US, the paid subscription will be available for select iOS users starting today.
The Verge
When Tinder released its upgraded, pay-for-perks version to iOS users, it was an immediate success. Tinder Gold shot to the number one spot in the top-grossing iOS apps within a single day; even today, more than two weeks later, it's only dropped to number two.
14 Alternatives to Tinder Gold

Discover new people who hang where you hang

Designed to help you discover new people who hang where you hang.

Tap the pin next to the flame at the top of your Discovery screen to access Places. Opt in by tapping “Turn Places On.” Start going places and you can then swipe on potential matches who have also visited the same place.

Available in Sydney, Brisbane, & Santiago and Chile

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Metro
There's a new feature on Tinder that's either creepy or the perfect innovation depending on how you view it. 'Places' will allow users to track down matches who have visited a particular location. That means if you're keen on women (or men) who go to your local coffee shop you'll be able to make your selection based on this.
Mashable
If running into people on Tinder at the spots you visit regularly sounds like a good idea, then you'll like the dating app's new feature, Places. Using geolocation to keep track of the places you frequent, the feature allows you to find potential matches that visit the same places as you.
TechCrunch
Tinder will now help you find matches with those people you may cross paths with in your day-to-day life. As promised earlier, the company today is announcing the launch of a new location-based feature that will narrow down your list of potential dating prospects to those who hit up your same bar for after-work drinks, or who stop by your favorite coffee sho… See more
WIRED
One of the hardest parts of dating has always been getting up the nerve to hit on someone you see often, but don't know-like the guy on the other side of the bar.
The Verge
We knew Tinder Places - the dating app's new way to connect people through location sharing - was coming, but Tinder officially announced today that it's testing the service in Spain, Australia, and Chile. Places will let users find potential matches based off of the places they travel, whether that be a dog park, restaurant, coffee shop, or movie theater.
12 Alternatives to Tinder Places

Find love through the things you like

Facebook Dating makes it easier to find love through what you like — Start meaningful relationships through things you have in common, like interests, events & groups. Get a more authentic look at who someone is.

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Wired
Facebook Dating's US rollout includes a few new updates, including safety features and more Instagram integration. Facebook has long been the place where everyone from college students to divorcées scope out their romantic interests. Now Facebook users in the United States can officially use the social network as a dating service-complete with specialized pr… See more
TechCrunch
Are Americans ready to trust Facebook with their dating life? Barely more than a month has passed since the U.S. Federal Trade Commission fined Facebook a record $5 billion over its privacy lapses, and imposed a modified corporate structure to hold the company more accountable for its decisions ove...
The Verge
After months of testing around the world, Facebook Dating is now available in the US. The product, which is available to users 18 and older, will appear as a new tab within the Facebook mobile app. It's a potentially big poke to online romance.
12 Alternatives to Facebook Dating

Where 400 million single Muslims can meet

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TechCrunch
At first glance, YC-backed Muzmatch 's dating app might look best described as a 'Tinder for Muslims'. But co-founders Shahzad Younas and Ryan Brodie are clear about what sets their target audience apart from the casual dating/hook-up crowd: a genuine intent to find a partner in order to get married.
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A dating app built by psychologists

Meetwo is a dating app that lets you meet your new date by taking a quiz. Take a unique personality test of 10 YES or NO funny and meaningful questions (crafted by a psychologist) and get matched with like minded individuals by passing their tests. Search for single men and women around you, filter by distance and age, and find your ideal match.

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The world's first 'Slow Dating' App

With the launch of Appetence, we want to offer our users a real experience within dating, recreating once again the most gratifying feeling that exist when it comes to seducing someone: the conquest.

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Mashable
Speed is of the essence in our modern age of fast-swipe online dating. So much so that the process of swiping, matching, and chatting can feel like a race to to that great (or not so great, depending) finish line we call a date.
Thetimes
It is supposed to be an antidote to the Tinder culture where people are judged on their looks in seconds and rejected or asked if they are ready to get intimate there and then. The new Appetence "slow-dating" app intends to restore romance by matching users based on shared interests and requiring them to chat online for hours before they can see profile phot… See more
HelloGiggles
The speediness of online dating apps is a virtue. Or is it? You swipe left. You swipe right. Suddenly, you've amassed a bajillion matches. You start a handful of chats. And inevitably, you wonder if you'll ever find someone whom you can have a meaningful conversation with.
HuffPost UK
A new breed of dating apps wants us to slow right down and stop judging based on appearances. Unlike the voyeurism and judging-fest that is Tinder, new dating apps Jigtalk and Appetence have slowed the pace right down. These apps are based around -shock- actually getting to know the other person before you judge their appearance.
Metro
Fed up of the speedy world of swiping, typing, and ghosting once someone sends a sh*t opening line? Maybe this dating app will be more your speed. More red-headed dudes are getting laid thanks to 'the Ed Sheeran effect' Appetence is a new app that's all about 'slow dating' - which is essentially just a cool way to say 'taking it slow'.
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The hook (your friends) up app

The first dating app that allows you to swipe for your friends. With Ship, friends can set each other (or themselves) up — because who knows you better than your friends. Even if you are already in a relationship, you can find your friends matches and give guidance in the crew group chat.

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AOL.com
If you have ever sent your group chat of BFFs a screenshot of your latest match on a dating app or have had to poll your squad on what the perfect opening line is to send to the new cutie you're swiping on, then it's time for you to download Ship.
Evening Standard
Dating apps can be a minefield. Wouldn't it be lovely if someone could take away all that the pressure (and potential repetitive strain injury) of endless swiping away from you? Enter Ship. A new app from Match Group and the media brand Betches, Ship lets your friends pick out potential dates for you.
Cosmopolitan
Dating is hard. Dating in the winter is even harder. Chances are, you're mindlessly swiping through a dating app rn as you read this, probably in bed under a weighted blanket, or two. I mean, what else are you supposed to do during cuffing season? It's cold out!
The Verge
Match Group and the media brand Betches are partnering to launch an iOS dating app that allows users to help their friends pick out potential dates. The app is called Ship, and it lets users swipe for their friends and chat about profiles, so even if your best friend is in a relationship, he or she can download the app and look around for you.
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Meet new people at festivals with Tinders new feature

Claim your festival on your profile, see who’s going where, and find your crowd before you get there. Trust us on this one, if you haven’t done the festival scene with Tinder before, you’ll never even think about doing it without us again.

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TechCrunch
In the latest of a string of products aimed at attracting and engaging a younger demographic, dating app Tinder this morning announced the launch of a new feature called "Festival Mode," designed to connect singles attending the same music festival. Similar to "Spring Break Mode,&...
Metro
When you go to a festival and want to pull, the current options are 'accidentally' spilling beer on someone and striking up a conversation or making sure you park your tent near where a group of fitties have. Tinder thought that there must be a better way to find love with other music-lovers, and so have created their new festival feature.
The Verge
Tinder is launching a new feature for all users today called Festival Mode that'll let users add a badge to their profile that advertises the music festivals they'll attend this summer. The app will prompt users to make a selection on the Festival Mode card, which will give other users a heads-up that they'll be at a festival and potentially willing to meet.
5 Alternatives to Tinder Festival Mode

Find people you've crossed paths with

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Elisa Vazquez
Elisa Vazquez- Social Media Nerd
It's a great option if you are trying to meet people literally just down the street. It opens your dating pool to people you may not have met but may have seen at the gym/coffee shop/etc. Also a greta option if traveling and just looking for recommendations (I've used it for that a few times).
Nichole Elizabeth DeMeré
Nichole Elizabeth DeMeré- B2B SaaS Consultant
It shows you people who you cross paths with on a daily basis -- people who go to the same gym as you, people who have a similar commute. If you both both "heart" each other, you can message through the app.
9 Alternatives to Happn

You're smart, busy & ambitious. Date, intelligently

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Elisa Vazquez
Elisa Vazquez- Social Media Nerd
The group feature is my favorite part. You can connect with people on a friendship level and not feel any discomfort or pressure in a group setting and the limited potential matches per day is a refreshing reminder to not just swipe for the next best picture. Definitely a great option for someone who isn't ready for swipe city of Tinder or Bumble or who mig… See more
Marlon Wayne
Marlon Wayne- Founder @ Impulse
A lot of people will say it's elitist, but The League is actually a great way of finding serious, more professionally oriented people. It's throttled to 3 potential matches per day (almost definitely selected to not all three be matches), but it makes dating feel a lot less like a game, too. Plus there's the groups feature. Coming together over common ideas… See more
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Make real connections by sharing stories

The strongest connections always come from telling your stories. miniDot brings a brand new experience to friend-making apps: no more large selfies, boring profiles and endless swiping games for random hookups, your stories will help you make real connections with people.

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People are more than just faces. We’re shaping a new swiping experience that's as much about your thoughts, feelings and opinions as it is looks. Because on a date in real-life, looks matter but it’s what you say that counts..

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Daigo Smith
Daigo Smith- Co-founder, @Loveflutter
Less looks, more thoughts. See Twitter timelines on profiles and swipe with more insight 👀
Sarah Fern
Sarah Fern- Freelance Tech Journalist
Ha I'm more Insta than Twitter but I'll give this a go!
Daigo Smith
Daigo Smith- Co-founder, @Loveflutter
Global brand. Team of 6. Bootstrapped. For love not money 😏
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Cosmopolitan
Do you (like us) think you're totally hilarious and an everlasting fountain of witty commentary? If you're fed up of the usual dating app suspects and actually want to meet up with someone who might be able to get on board with your sense of humour (I'm a toilet humour-loving woman, sue me), then you are going to be a big fan of Loveflutter.
Mashable
Are you a verified Twitter user? Congrats, there is now a new way to find love among your fellow VIPs. BLUE is a new premium version of the existing dating app Loveflutter, and it promises to let you into an exclusive world full of "celebrities and other Twitter blue tick holders."
TechCrunch
Can your tweets help you find love? That's the view taken by U.K.-based online dating startup Loveflutter as it pivots once again. The company has rolled out a revamped version of its app that lets you add your Twitter feed to your dating profile, in a similar vein to the way Tinder can import your Instagram feed.
BBC News
How many couples will have met online this Valentine's Day? More than ever before is the safe answer, as online dating continues to sweep the world. But is data crunching the best way to find a partner? In the future, a computer program could dictate who you date, and for how long.
5 Alternatives to Loveflutter

A dating app based on genetic compatibility 💕

Pheramor analyzes 11 genes that encode for your immune system. The more different these genes are from someone else, the more chemically and biologically attracted you will be to one another. But DNA isn't destiny, which is why Pheramor uses your social data from social media to match you based on a combination of interests, likes, and hobbies!

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WIRED
Christopher Plata doesn't have time or patience for bad dates anymore. The 30 year-old nursing student has been trying for years to meet Mr. Right-first on Grindr and Compatible Partners (eHarmony's queer subsidiary), and more recently on Bumble-and has yet to find someone with whom he shares a real connection.
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