“Orange Facebook” has been allowing guys to meet guys and do what guys do for almost a decade and while it has its issues – mainly down to its users than functionality tbh – you know exactly what you’re going to get: the aubergine emoji in human form.Like Grindr, but you get to see more pics upfront and can see who potential crushes have been favouriting, so you get an idea of their type and get to see if you’re in with a chance.Upside: that hottie you always exchange saucy looks with at friends’ weddings might finally be yours.
Out of all the quirky dating apps to have come and gone since the digital sex-plosion of the late Noughties, Tinder has managed to stick around.
It’s that comforting old blanket we wrap ourselves in, brilliant in its simplicity – swipe this way, or that, wait for a bit, then go on a date.
When it comes to meeting ‘the one’ women need to throw out the shopping list and realise that there’s no such thing as Prince Charming. No, but I do think they need to lower their expectations and open their minds up to the possibility that what they think they want is not what they are going to get.
Not least of all when they’re on the wrong side of 35.
Once upon a time, people used to meet their new beau by catching eyes across a railway platform, an introduction from a mutual friend or striking up conversation in a dark room filled with inebriates and blaring techno music.
Thanks to the glorious advent of dating apps, those days are long gone.
Hooking up and falling in love has never been so futuristic and convenient, but the runners and riders change constantly.
Which dating apps are still sizzling hot and who’s been left out in the cold?
A recent study showed this tweely monikered app was most popular with American daters.