Cost: £10 per month This sells itself as a ‘feminist’ app.
It works in a similar way to Tinder, the only difference is that Bumble only allows women to start a conversation with their matches and they have just 24 hours to do so before the connection disappears. The idea is to stop women getting loads of sleazy messages – but I have it on good authority that some men are taking advantage of this and view the app as an opportunity for them to 'sit back and do nothing', while women ‘rush around trying to message the potential loves of their lives in 24 hours.’ Not exactly the epitome of equality… This is one of the biggest dating sites out there, and a lot of people I know have had relationship success here.
Pros: Just think of all the cute dog meme sharing that could be yours.
Cons: People might think basing your future parter on dog preferences is weird Verdict: A silly app that seems unlikely to find you true love but might narrow down options.
Whether it's matching you on your favourite interests or finding someone who you share mutual friends with.
In the book they discuss the pros and cons of the different options facing them. With thousands of new apps and sites being created faster than we can download them, it’s hard to know where to start.
Even if you used to successfully online date, but have found yourself single again, it can be difficult to know exactly what sites you need to be surfing.
It can import your favourite tunes from your smartphone or and does the hard work for you by collating matches.
A possible drawback could be a limited number of users – those figures aren’t available online - but it does look like a good app if music plays a significant part in your life and loves.