but, if you do realise I’ve missed one out, get in touch and I’ll add it to the list!Charly xx A is for Antidate Antidate is described as an ‘a-symmetrical’ app – which means women and men have different screens.The company have tried to get #Be Alone Together trending in support of their project, but nothing’s been written about the app since February. Because it’s a Chinese gay app – based in a country with an enormous population, and a still closeted approach to homosexuality. Apparently instead of swiping through date options, you ‘shake’ your way through them.Blued Apparently Blued is the world’s biggest dating app. At the end of last year, the app reported 15 million users, and the app has been used by the Chinese government to help tackle the spread of HIV. C is for Clocked Unlike most new dating apps, Clocked still uses compatibility matching. Coffee Meets Bagel Probably the biggest dating PR blag of the century was Coffee Meets Bagel’s appearance on the TV show ‘Shark Tank’ last year (for Brits reading, it’s the US version of Dragon’s Den).I’ve never heard of it, and when I googled it, Google kept trying to give me suggestions for ‘anime’. B is for Bristlr It was only a matter of time until Dating Apps became truly hipster. So huge in fact, that they created an app almost identical to Tinder, years before Tinder.Following on from the success of Shoreditch’s Cereal Cafe, the creatives behind Bristlr have designed an extremely East London app. Badoo’s head office is actually based in London, though most of their millions of members are in continental Europe.
You create a date – venue, date and time – and after checking out peoples’ profiles, invite someone special on the date. Created by Princeton students and currently only available in the US. ) Flikdate is the first ever live video chat dating app. but I can’t help worrying it will be exploited by the same guys spoiling Tinder with cockshots.
The branding is cute and bee-related, and it seems predominantly aimed at American sorority girls. the guys behind Badoo (see above) actually designed the app for Whitney.
Be Linked For a while last year, this app was billed as ‘the next Tinder’.
Carrot Dating The notorious app where men can bribe women into dating them. Cuddlr Find people around you who just want a cuddle …. Down Now is it me, or does this name sound a bit dodgy? The app links to Facebook, and shows you pictures of people who are nearby, or who you have mutual friends with. Datezr This app was launched in 2013, but has now changed its name to Jagger.
You secretly like them, and if they like you back, the app notifies you. Probably not one to try if you’re dead set on finding a future husband or wife. It was originally designed as an app for singles and couples to consult for date ideas, but now seems to have broadened to a wider lifestyle blog.