I've been hearing my girlfriends discuss their wins and losses with a variety of online-dating phone apps, so I'm breaking down the newest means of tech-based courtship.
Editor’s Note: These 5 apps were Chloe’s choices in 2015 when this article was first featured, as a follow-up to her 2013 review.
HER’s modern hybrid of dating and social networking is a refreshing break from the pressure to hook-up or fuck off that embodies some competitors.
Setting up my HER profile took less than five minutes; I just signed in with Facebook, selected a couple pictures from my various social media feeds and filled out my stats.
Over the last two years, we’ve seen a few new additions, most notably Find Femmes and Compatible Partners.
So If you’ve tried either of those, leave your experience in the comments! HER (formerly Dattch)HER is a fresh, ultra flexible app aimed exclusively at lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, and queer women.
Beacon Beacon isn't a dating app per say, but it can be used like one.Unlike most other apps that have you log in through Facebook, Beacon has you log in with your Twitter account.You can create "events" — see if others want to meet up for a drink or pool for a Lyft — and then either limit the invite to mutual Twitter followers or make it public.Sometimes, you just want to have a good time, without things getting too serious.Read on to see our top five picks for apps that will help you find a date tonight.Although the company has initiated a doubling down on mobile, the experience of users like Riccardo might suggest another path to profitability. The almost decade-old Couchsurfing, which is available in 100,000 cities across the globe, is becoming the go-to hookup app for a certain class of young world travelers.