Put yourself in a situation where everyone around you has a partner while you, on the other hand, are the only single individual.
One could feel lonely and miserable at times, especially with Valentine’s day approaching, the thought of spending the day alone while the rest would be having quality time with their loved ones is saddening.
Fortunately for us who live in a technology advanced world where every service is just a click away, you could effortlessly get a date with just one swipe. Here on The Inscriber, we compiled a list of best dating apps for you to curb your loneliness on Valentine’s day.
In order to have a Tinder profile, one must possess a Facebook account in order to enable it. The app requires you to set up your profile with a 500-character bio and several images to start off your account. You can also link Tinder to your Instagram and Spotify account.
Once your account is ready, the thrill begins.
Tinder allows you to swipe people of your vicinity, swipe right to like them, left to pass or up if you want to ‘superlike’ them. If you swiped right with someone on one another, the screen will indicate that you’ve both matched and allowing you to privately send them a message.
Originated from Singapore, Paktor has similar features as Tinder. The app shows you potential matches nearby and you will be able to swipe anonymously. If it is a mutual like on both sides, congrats you’ve got a match!
The special feature about this app would be its ability to discover who has viewed and liked your profile. You could even send a gift to greet your match.
OkCupid does not require your Facebook account, you could easily sign up by inserting your username. It also allows you to connect to your Instagram account. You will first have to fill up a lengthy profile and answer questions from the app, hence, the app will match you and your potential match according to your answer given.
The more ‘compatible’ you are with your match, the higher the percentage of your answers are mutual.
Happn entices people in many ways. The app has an interesting way to match you with your potential match- it displays the profiles of others and shows the last place and time you were near to each other. Your potential matches are people you have crossed paths with.
On top of that, the app allows you to like people anonymously. Much like Tinder, if you comfortable with your match knowing you are interested, you can tap the Charm button on the app.
Like most of the apps, it allows you to connect your Facebook, Instagram and Spotify account. In that way, you can see if your taste aligns with your potential match.
5. Coffee Meets Bagel
The app requires Facebook to create an account. Once your profile has been filled up, a ‘bagel’, also known as the profile of your potential match, will be sent to you. You have to decide whether you want to ‘like’ or ‘pass’ in 24-hours. And if your other bagel likes you, you’d get the chance to chat privately in a chat room.
The chat room however, will be deleted after 8 days. In that way, users could exchange private numbers and meet up in real life.
Which is your favourite?