Online Dating

How to Choose the Best Online Dating App?

Allison Dienstman

Online Dating Editor

With a busy schedule and daily routine, it may feel as though you hardly have time and effort to invest in your love life.

It's understandable, you’re a busy person and likely don’t have the energy or the patience to go out, night after night, to that same old bar scene, meet the same old people and use the same old pickup lines.

So, how can you rejuvenate your love life and meet someone special?

Dating apps!

Dating apps are popular for their ease of use, accessibility, and free signup

They give you the opportunity to browse through profiles and connect via text messaging, audio messaging, or even using videos. But how do you go about choosing the best dating app?

Look for Dating Apps That Are:

Customized

Whether you are looking for a committed relationship, mature singles, or to date strictly within your own community, the dating app should suit your requirements.

Secure

Be sure the dating app ensures the complete privacy of all of its members, as well as screens for fake profiles and for dating trolls.

Reputable

You don't want to be charges hidden fees or discover unknown costs.

So, without further ado, here is our list of the 5 best dating apps:

1. Zoosk

One of the trendiest dating apps, Zoosk is famous for its behavioral matching technology which finds matches based on user's behavior. Their dating app is available on both iOS and Android and is constantly updated with new and exciting features. Signing up is easy and free, though you'll need to pay for the site's more advanced features. Zoosk is all ages, and perfect for anyone looking for love.

2. Elite Singles

Catering to 35+ college-educated singles, Elite Singles offers a smooth, easy-to-use dating site for like-minded single's looking for a meaningful connection. The site uses an in-depth personality quiz to match members and has had a very high success rate with this method.

3. Match.com

As one of the oldest and largest dating sites, Match.com is one of the most respected online dating sites. Their feature-rich platform is perfect for singles of all ages, young and old, straight, bisexual, gay, or lesbian. Furthermore, they partner with national organizations to ensure member's safety and security.

4. OurTime

OurTime is the ideal site for mature singles in their 50s and 60s looking for love and companionship online. OurTime caters specifically to a mature audience by offering a combination of algorithms and questionnaires to help people find their ideal match online. You can sign up and browse singles for free, but need a membership for advanced features.

5. Tinder

A free of charge app compatible with all iOS and Android devices,  that allows users to swiftly and easily browse through thousands of online dating profiles of members in their area, and to contact members who they are interested in, assuming those members are likewise interested.


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