Hinge is currently limited to London and apparently thinks 'rando' is an acceptable use of the English language, but on the bright side, it's available for both Android and i OS.
How to Choose the Best Profile Photos for Online Dating Down is similar to Hinge, but has a much naughtier streak.
We probably don't need to say much more than that it's the spiritual successor to Bang With Friends for you to get the idea.
Like Hinge, you identify potential matches through your extended Facebook network, but Down does away with any subtlety - swipe one way to ask for a date, the other for a casual hookup.
Top 10 Tips for Picking a First Date Venue That Isn't a Shambles Just landed in the UK, Hinge bills itself as a "classier Tinder" and helps you connect with friends of friends (we think Tinder's plenty classy, but hey).
It's a bit of a pain getting signed up (you have to jump through a few hoops to get it to recognise non-US locations) and ultimately operates a paid membership programme, but in the world of happy swiping, it's antiquated feel is quite refreshing.
There's also Android and i OS apps to complement the web platform.
The potential here is obvious and you might be pleasantly surprised to find out a secret crush feels the same way, but as there's a certain...directness to Down, it's wise to use it with caution.
Even though the app keeps all your activity private, there's nothing stopping your friends from talking to each other, so probably best to steer clear of mates' siblings and ex's best friends. Why a Certain Amount of Pessimism is Health on a First Date How About We takes a rather sophisticated approach to online dating, letting users post suggestions for dates and match with the people who like their idea.