The Bumble Boost upgrade, which ranges from .99 to .99, makes it easier and faster to meet or date people.
Just looking to widen your circle of friends, as opposed to relationship?
Bumble has a BFF feature for people who are not looking for dates and a separate section for making business contacts.
Bumble (Android, i OS) aims to let you make new dates or friends in your area.
With this app, the queen bee (any female) must make the first move after two people mutually connect and are part of each other’s hive.
Tinder continues to tinker with its formula, with recent additions including a looping video feature and a geolocation-based Places to find matches who share your hangouts.
For Android users, Tinder just added a new payment process that bypasses Google Play, so that it doesn't have to share revenue with Google; it will be interesting to see how Google reacts to that move.
Profile creation is a fairly minimal experience, focusing on a profile pic, user name, and a few simple questions, and choosing a "Tribe" that describes your type, and then you're up finding other users and chatting them up in minutes.
Grindr is free to use and advertisement-supported, but the premium version, Grindr Xtra, offers ad-free browsing in addition to other features like adding multiple Tribes and advanced search filters. Unlike other dating apps, push notifications for messages require Grindr Xtra.
offers its users a freemium dating experience on Android and i OS.
Free users can set up online profiles, upload a few pictures of themselves and then engage in some online flirting with "winks", and have new matches delivered to them daily.
If the attraction is mutual, then the app will set you up with a 7-day chat window and icebreaker.