Getting on there, however, is harder than finding a great date. This sweet ‘Tinder for oldies’ app was launched to pair single over 50s together in meaningful relationships, rather than the random hookups that happen on trendy apps such as Tinder and Happn.
You’ll have to be very beautiful, very successful and have 5,000-plus Instagram followers to get in. The app, which works much in the way of Tinder, capitalises on the fact that around three in 10 'baby boomers' are single.
Do I Date is one of the newest dating apps on the scene, which sees users leaving reviews for the people they’ve dated, including a star rating.
The app’s founders Terry Amsbury and Jamie Forsyth say it’s about adding transparency to online dating.
Last year, Badoo launched a facial recognition feature which allows users to upload an image of a person they like, whether that’s a celebrity and someone they know, and find other Badoo users who look similar. It’s even open to those who are simply beard-curious.
Bumble’s USP is that it challenges female users to make the first move, basically eliminating the bro-culture of other dating platforms. ‘Join, reserve, unlock and drive’ — it really is that simple.
Coffee Meets Bagel uses Facebook profile information to recommend suitors based on friends of friends. Free Chappy made headlines last year as the new gating app for gay men. As well, it wants to make gay dating a safe space, by verifying users through Facebook and only featuring images of a Chappy user’s face.
Made in Chelsea’s Ollie Locke co-founded the app, alongside Jack Rogers and Max Cheremkhin. It’s been described as “the anti-Tinder” - and with good reason too.
What if there was a dating app that provided potential matches based on musical listening preferences?
Hinge wants to help people find real relationships - not just sex.
Instead of being matched with strangers in a nearby area, Hinge matches its users with friends of friends.
Hit ‘yum’ or ‘yuk’ on photos of dishes in your area. Free This offers more than 50 yoga sessions, as well as a database of 500 yoga poses. Perhaps you’d like to stroke one on a regular basis? Unlike other dating apps, Bristlr is unashamedly all about hooking up the hairy with the hairless.
Suitable for all levels, programmes include yoga aimed at specific areas of the body and weight loss. Free Billed as the ‘anti-Tinder’, this new kid on the block delivers just a single match to users once a day. There’s even a beard-rating option for aficionados.
Free Launched this summer, the official app for Boris’ fifth child can be used to search for nearby docking stations and check bike availability.