Parading the hottest – and least obtainable – women in front of your face every time you log in feels a little bit manipulating / cynical.Verdict: A dating app where women need not fear to tread, where the sting of rejection is largely removed for you. Pros: Less shallow than just swiping from a picture.And unlike Tinder, users tend to write a bit about themselves, meaning you have more to go on (and sell yourself with) than just your 5 least-worst selfies. Cons: It is notoriously 'glitchy', with messages disappearing and some functions not working properly.Verdict: The app that started it all, Grindr has been helping men who like men improve their sex lives since 2009. The USP: Members are vetted, and they also run IRL singles events.The USP: Connect with verified millionaires Pros: The site boasts a large portfolio of high earners and offers 24/7 customer service for their members. Luxy does however offer high security to protect your privacy and weeds out people looking for a sugar daddy or mumma.The USP: Fall in love with someone who shares your music taste Pros: A nice way to connect with people on something you're passionate about or it can be used to find friends to visit gigs with.It could make future beers with your mates a little awkward.Verdict: This app allows you to eliminate the middleman.
Isn't the whole point of internet dating that you can meet someone new?Cons: After sending someone a message, you're notified when they're checking your profile, which means you can actually see yourself being rejected in real time. Verdict: Pulling together the best elements of other older dating apps, Inner Circle is the best all-rounder out there with the highest quantity of people you'd actually like to meet.£5 a week for the advanced user options is just too much, though.This hook up app for friends (and friends of friends) is the equivalent of passing 'I Like You' notes in class.The USP: Hook up with the people you walk past on the street.The USP: Like Tinder, except once you match, only the ladies can make the first move and say hello.