Even for devoted Tinder users, this update has been a bit of a disillusionment and many are now looking for an app to take its place.I spent some time this week doing some research (sadly, none of which ended in a date) on the best free alternatives to Tinder currently on the market – the classics, the copy-cats, the creative, and the crazy – because at some point, we’re all going to run out of right swipes and need another app to turn to!Even though everyone knows about these apps, they’re still worth considering.This is especially true since recent updates have made the apps more intuitive, more interactive, and more open to different dating preferences.The focus that Tinder places on appearances has meant that the app has gained a reputation for being a “hook-up” app.
These apps may not be super popular yet, but apps like these (ones that use mobile platforms to facilitate in-person connections) could easily end up being the future of online dating.
Its simplicity has been part of what makes it so attractive to its users – using geolocation, the app shows users profiles of their preferred gender and age-range within a set geographical area.
Profiles consist only of a first name, an age, a 500-character description, and up to six photos.
Plenty of Fish Plenty of Fish offers a lot of different features.
You browse matches through a variety of different algorithms (including “my matches”; “locals”; “ultra match”; or “meet me”), and can choose to view their profiles, send messages, or hit a non-committal “meet them” button.