The internet infusion into every human activity directly or indirectly cannot be disputed. From playing games, sourcing recipes, and even meeting people, the internet has played a role.
Nowadays, people are being intentional about what they want. Just like apps are built for games, there are also apps built specifically for dating purposes.
On such apps, users set up their profiles including their pictures. So, when someone goes through their profile and likes what they’ve read and seen, they can send a direct message.
A lot of people have been known to bond and even find love through these dating apps. There are still people who frown on the idea of finding love interests on apps.
While everyone is entitled to their opinion, care should be taken when engaging with someone on these dating apps.
There are various dating apps in the world today, some are universal while some are used mainly for Nigerian users.
This is one of the most popular dating apps in the world. Tinder’s attraction could be because of its ease of use, as users simply create a profile for themselves and state what they need from a partner.
Tinder also has good privacy policies and the platform keeps a really low profile especially for people who use the app for hookup purposes as it exposes limited information about the user.
So, people can only message one another if they both indicate they like each other on the app. Tinder sends the individuals who are interested in each other notifications, only then would they be able to send each other direct messages.
Badoo is another interesting dating app, it is a location-enabled app. In the sense that it pinpoints people within your location that are using the app.
The app can also be set to identify certain parameters such as gender, age, interests. This helps the users have something in common that they can build on.
Badoo also has encounter features that enable users to go through a potential partner’s profile, and if both consent, Badoo sends the notification to both and they can start messaging each other.
This app is more than just a dating app, it can also be used by professionals to grow their network and strengthen their connections.
As a user, you can link your Instagram and Spotify accounts. Other features of Bumble draw the attention it enjoys despite being relatively new, free features like unlimited chats, both video and otherwise, unlimited swipes too.
Another unique feature of Bumble that has made it popular especially among the female folks is that in a potential connection it is the female that has to make the contact.
In other words, establishing first contact is only made by females. Bumble is safe for finding dates and setting up meeting spots.
This dating app is mainly for people interested in dates and long-term relationships.
Hinge in their report said that their users have been known to go on second dates after the first meeting.
On Hinge the only way of initiating interaction on the app is by either liking a potential partner’s profile or comments. From there, the connection takes off.
Because most people on the app are interested in serious connections, it is advisable to delete the app once you have met up with a partner.
Another example of a global dating app, Zoosk is used in eighty countries and is available in over twenty languages, according to reports it has a global user base of over thirty million people.
Zoosk’s unique feature is its use of a smart algorithm that traces behavioral patterns and then matches users with partners of best fit from its analysis.
Also, the app verifies pictures uploaded on the app to sieve out those catfishing and this brings in a lot more seriousness to the app.
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