According to research by Pet Smart Charities and Match, 59% of singles revealed that discovering a mate’s pet was adopted, not bought, made them more attracted to their partner. Petfinder is available for free on the App Store and Google Play. Tinder: Possibly the hottest app on Earth right now, Tinder has brought dating into the mobile era, with a mate-browsing interface that’s so easy you only need to wiggle a finger to get someone’s attention.The service connects to your Facebook account, linking to your pictures and other relevant data, but keeping your name and contact information private.
Ok Cupid is available for free on the App Store and Google Play. Pet Finder: If you’re already smitten on kittens or fond of man’s best friend, you know the bottomless cups of love that these cuddle buddies dole out on a daily basis.
But if you don’t have an animal in your life, there are several reasons you should reconsider.
Anomo: Anonymous apps have gotten a bad wrap recently, but one of their upsides is how they help shy people open up while still feeling protected.
This anonymous social app connects you with other nearby Anomo users, inviting four others to join you in an icebreaker game.
But don’t take too long — JSwipe makes messages disappear after a few days, encouraging extra-app interaction sooner rather than later. And with 82% of its 2.3 million subscribers over age 30, it’s aimed squarely at the pre-mobile Internet user.
But this past April, to get hip with the kids, Match’s i OS and Android apps brought modern photo- and data-rich features to the mix.Of course the service also offers photos, messaging, and chat features, and the apps port these onto smaller, mobile screens.But Ok Cupid’s most attractive selling point also tends to be its biggest downside: it’s free.You have 24-hours to like or pass on your person, and if that person also likes you, the app opens up a private text messaging line to get the conversation started.Coffee Meets Bagel is available for free on the App Store. e Harmony: According to the service’s website, 438 U. And well they should — with subscription rates for the service as high as per month, users should demand those kinds of results.And at its worst, hey, at least you can have fun doing something you love.