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If two users swipe the same way? They're matched and can chat to one other. Free DoingSomething For people who hate the forced feel of a first online date, DoingSomething might be the answer. 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. Men cannot make the first approach. OKCupid This is one of the biggest dating sites out there, and a lot of people I know have had relationship success here.
The bonus is that users can fill in a lot of information about themselves, so you can tell who's after casual sex and who wants more. Free Tastebuds This is the app for music lovers. It matches you with people based on your location and a shared interest in music. It can import your favourite tunes from your smartphone or Last. It also lets users have a more detailed profile than Tinder — which just offers a bio — and lets you add activities, preferred dating spots and so on.
Free Muddy matches Do you like country walks? Spend most of your time complaining about life in London? Muddy Matches could be for you. It means you can match with hotties you live near, or with someone who always goes to the same bar as you. But it still has a large pool of potentials and has a simple, usable model.
Free Double This is the app for people who hate the thought of going on a date alone. It means you can join up with a friend, search for other pairs and go on a group date. The only issue is it makes the matching process a lot harder — two of you have to like two other people. And what if you end up fancying the same person as your friend?
The more times you login the more points you get, which allows you to unlock special features.