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In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare quotes “Is love a tender thing? It is too rough, Too rude, too boisterous, and it pricks like thorn.” and to experience any of these, you have to fall in love . Love at first sight is common but to move beyond that it’s difficult beyond words and for introverts, it seems to be the end of the world.

In old times, love in its initial stages blossomed through love letters. Then came telephone, the savior of many lovers. It was soon replaced by social networking sites like Orkut, Facebook etc. Now to date, all you need is just a smartphone and a dating app plus a positive attitude.

Though nothing in this world is without demerits and relationships are no exceptions but still there can be no denying that its merits outweigh its demerits. So with an intention to get you hitched A.S.A.P, let’s have a look at 10 awesome apps for one night stands which make up some of the best dating apps available in the market.

Tinder

Tinder

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Rating:  3.9/5.0 from 2,129,328 ratings

What Facebook is to social networking, Tinder is to online dating. Launched in 2012, Tinder has more than 50 million installs and more than 10 billion matches.

To use Tinder, you must be at least 18 years old and should compulsorily have a Facebook account which it uses to build your profile and later on to show profiles you are more likely to be interested in. You can also link your Instagram account.

When you open Tinder, few profiles are shown depending on your discovery preferences like maximum distance, age range etc. The profiles have name, picture and a short bio. If you like the profile, you have to choose to swipe right else swipe left to continue your search. You can also use “super like” to show that you like that person very much. If a match is mode, you two can chat and decide your next steps.

Tinder is used in more than 190 countries and is available in about 30 languages. Since Tinder is the most popular online dating app, so it’s very likely that your to-be match is already on Tinder.




 

Happn

Happn

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Rating:  4.5/5.0 from 7,21,126 ratings

Happn can make your life really happening. It uses a very unique concept of showing you those profiles who have crossed paths with yours. It even shows the number of times you have crossed paths. Many a times in market or at some public gathering it happens that we fall over some guy/girl but don’t know how to approach him/her. If he/she is on happn, then you need not worry any more. Happn uses your phone’s GPS to track your location and shows you other Happn users within 250 m. Happn doesn’t have as many users as Tinder but its unique concept of matching makes it worth trying.

 

Truly Madly

Truly-Madly

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Rating:  3.9/5.0 from 55,750 ratings

Now Indian singles have a reason to rejoice. Truly Madly is a Made in India online dating app for the Indian users. Its Google Play description is “We bring like-minded peeps together to meet and UnSingle. ” It’s quite important to be like minded if you want a long term relationship.

Truly Madly takes authenticity of profiles very seriously. Every online dating app faces the problem of fake users but not this one. It uses a parameter called TrustScore to judge authenticity. One can increase TrustScore by verifying his/her Facebook, LinkedIn, phone number, photo id etc. and also by asking your friends to back you up. A better TrustScore means more matches.

It has many intuitive features like Select, Spark, Nitro etc.

  • Select : Exclusive community of singles ready for long term commitment.
  • Sparks : Start a conversation without waiting for a like back
  • Super Safe : No one can download or take a screenshot of the photos you upload. A must have feature to protect your privacy.
  • Nitro : View more profiles on the app

Apart from these, you can also set preferences like age, city etc. You can also go incognito to chat only with people you have liked. Truly Madly also includes a messenger to help you express more using stickers. You can also quiz your matches to know them better. A must try for Indian singles.




Bumble

Bumble

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Rating:  3.8/5.0 from 28,516 ratings

It’s a general assumption that a man must always be the first to make a move. But the dating app, Bumble ditches this outdated notion and here a woman makes the first move. On Bumble, ladies always talk first. In heterosexual matches, the woman has 24 hours to make the first move and the man has 24 hours to respond. In same sex matches, either person has 24 hours to make the first move and 24 hours to respond or the connection expires.

You can get access to the expired connections by using in-app purchases.

Coffee Meets Bagel

Coffee-Meets-Bagel

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Rating:  3.9/5.0 from 26,519 ratings

After a lot of swiping on Tinder, messaging on Facebook etc , you are still single and you feel like wasting time on doing these ant this dating app is for you. Here Every day at noon, you‘ll receive potential matches (we call them Bagels) preselected for you by algorithms so you don’t have to swipe all day. For ladies, only those guys are prioritized who have already liked them.

Once there is a match, it connects you in a private chat room and provides icebreaker questions to get your conversation started. It even follows up to encourage actual dates. If on other dating apps, the LGBTQ community felt alienated, CMB has you people included as well. Every day at noon, both men and women will receive potential matches preselected just for you.

Authentication using Facebook is required.

 

Fellas, go download and try some of these best dating apps and get hooked and do tell us about your views.

Note: All the ratings are from Google Play Store!

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