The app has attracted some scrutiny for seemingly providing minors a safe space to sext and send lewd photos; mostly, though, it’s being used for picture messaging between friends, flirts and faraway couples." data-reactid="33"Snapchat - Not technically for dating, but certainly an app that has been used to facilitate it, Snapchat is the megapopular photo-messaging service that allows Android and i Phone users to send each other pictures and videos that disappear forever after a designated amount of time (10 seconds is the maximum length).
The app has attracted some scrutiny for seemingly providing minors a safe space to sext and send lewd photos; mostly, though, it’s being used for picture messaging between friends, flirts and faraway couples.
These apps are available first (or only) on smartphones; rely heavily on serendipity and the immediate proximity of fellow users; and deliver quick acceptance or dismissal, rather than courtships gamed out over lengthy questionnaires that are aimed at predicting longer-term compatibility.
The apps are also more geared toward short-term hookups than the traditional dating sites.
Coffee Meets Bagel - Coffee Meets Bagel is like a more polite version of Bang With Friends.
No subtlety here." data-reactid="30"Pure - Pure is like Tinder’s seedy, steamy cousin: It only exists to set people up for the night.If they have flagged you as well, the app will alert you and you can message each other and, perhaps, put the app’s title into motion.Grindr - The app that started the geosocial dating craze, Grindr is a gay-only app for i Phone, Android and Black Berry that displays, in grid form, all of the male users in close proximity who might be available.To keep out poseurs or frauds, you’ll need an “.edu” email address to prove that you are a current student, or a match in the alumni records of your selected university to prove that you actually attended classes.Once you’re in, you can find coeds on your campus who share your interests, all without stepping out of your dorm room or actually talking to anybody." data-reactid="35"Date My School - This app merges the experience of a traditional dating site with the new breed of apps’ focus on user location.