Category Archives: Dating Apps

Dating Apps create an opportunity for relationships to begin

Dating online seems to be the trend for most people. It saves them a lot of time by keying in the specifics of what they are looking for in a mate. Dating apps makes it easier for those on the go to easily communicate with a prospect at any time. You no longer have to find the nearest computer to search eligible bachelors/bachelorettes; instead you can search at your leisure. There are plenty of dating apps.

Let’s begin with Skout. What began as mobile web social network in 2007 by Christian Wiklund and Niklas Lindstrom has now skyrocketed and to a dating app. Skout allows you find people of your interests anywhere in the area. The app has a nightlife app Nixter which was created May 2014. The app allows users to search for events in major cities such as New York City, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. “Shake” is another feature that the app has which allows user to communicate with others once they shake their phone. The app is available in 13 languages and spans more than 100 countries. The app currently has over 10 million members.

Another dating app is Grouper which is a social club founded in 2011 by entrepreneur Michael Waxman. Michael Waxman created the app ‘to end loneliness’. The app is by invitation only and information is gathered from Facebook profiles along with a face to face encounter to ensure strong matches. The site matches two individuals and askes the two individuals to bring two friends along to their date. After the date the app gives the individuals an opportunity to give feedback about how their date went. Grouper has services in 25 cities in the US and Toronto.

Bumble is a new dating app that allows the women to take charge. Users are able to swipe their phone to approve or decline a prospect. The catch is that once the users have both swiped to the right, the women must start the conversation first within 24 hours or the connection disappears. This app gathers information from individuals Facebook account such as their job and any schooling they may have. This helps user’s find out some information about the person. This dating app was founded in December 2014 by Whitney Wolfe and although Bumble is fairly new, there has already been at least 5 million chats started by women and 1 billion swipes by women and men.

Whatever your preference, next time try a dating app and explore the endless possibilities.