Here, we take the biggest alternatives to Tinder and give them a spin to find out what (if anything) they do different.
The USP: Gives you the chance to tell your friends (rather than strangers) that you want to sleep with them.
Instead, German men have a highly sophisticated wooing device: the concentrated look — a gaze which might, but often doesn’t, include a smile.
Most importantly, eye contact should be brief and fleeting.
Right: The world's "largest gay social network" truly is just that.
According to the app, over 2 million dudes in 196 countries use Grindr each and every day.
Unlike the rest of us, who might try to make an instant connection with the opposite sex, Germans tend to do things a little different.
(App Annie considers that the best way, in this particular case, to independently measure an app's market penetration.) We only list the top-rated app for August, but your favorite app may have been a close second or come out on, um, top in another month, since the competition is fierce.
Features: Users are grouped into "tribes" and can browse profiles of users in their area.
You can apply filters to narrow your search and send photos in chat, as well as make a very short profile description.
The USP: Hook up with the people you walk past on the street.
Pros: Once you get over the slight stalker complex Happn instils on you by showing women who walked past your front door an hour ago, matching with users within a 250 meter radius is actually quite handy.
You might be (rightly) thinking, "What about queer women?