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Cons: If the date goes horribly, there are no assurances you won't bump into her when you're buying milk a few days later.
Also, spend too much time on it and you start getting paranoid you're seeing 'someone you liked on Happn' every time you sit in your local cafe.
The USP: Their mantra and methodology is explained thus: 'Each day at noon, guys will receive up to 21 quality matches – known as “Bagels”. Then, Coffee Meets Bagel will curate the best potential matches for women among the men who expressed interest.'Pros: A more curated selection than just endlessly swiping through everyone.
Cons: The app requires you to give over control over to someone else to decide for you.
Verdict: Great for people that need help with organising a great especially with the interactive Date Map which lets you track who is else is wants to meet for a pint or deep and meaningful conversation at 1am.
Cons: Exes might not be keen on leaving a review of a former lover, worse still spurned lovers might want to sabotage your future chances Verdict: A noble goal in a time where online dating can feel toxic but we imagine if wouldn't take much for your credit rating to be bust.The USP: With over 400 million members, Badoo is one of the world's most popular dating apps and part of the same umbrella company as Bumble.On it users upload a picture of a celebrity or famous figure they fancy and the app serves up members who look similar.Verdict: One of the most effective – and convenient – dating apps out there. The USP: Endless personality quiz questions that give you a match percentage with would-be partners.
Pros: You can weed out people with traits or points of view you find simply unacceptable. Cons: Too many basic functions are restricted to paid membership.
Pros: Once you get over the slight stalker complex Happn instils on you by showing women who walked past your front door an hour ago, matching with users within a 250 meter radius is actually quite handy.