Coffee Meets Bagel: Promising “quality over quantity,” the main thing that sets Coffee Meets Bagel apart is its match-a-day system.Sending you just one match for review every day at noon (based on things such as mutual Facebook friends and interests), the idea here is that you’ll be able to take your time and be choosy with your matches.“I think Bumble is great, but it’s really for 20s and 30s,” she shared.
More recent features also include a new communal element that allows you expand your social circle. “The way it’s designed is really attractive to a man’s brain,” she says.
“[They like] the game of it.” Also on her list of pros?
” Wendy says most of these are wishful thinking, fantasy, or “get-to-know” you questions as opposed to deep, meaningful ones. Tinder: The release of Tinder more or less turned online dating on its ear with its swipe-n-go, lightning-strike approach to online dating.
Originally viewed as a “hookup site,” the app shows users nothing more than a profile picture, age, interest and, more recently, education and job status before asking them to swipe right (thumbs up) or left (thumbs down). “It gets people off the couch.” What’s more, Wendy says it’s very male-friendly.
Prior to meeting her current boyfriend, Wendy met a lot of frogs — and we do mean a ($11). ) the number of dates she went on in the name of dating research (not unlike fellow author Melissa Pimentel), we think it’s fairly safe to say she’s something of an expert on modern-day dating and the apps that frequently accompany it.
Read on to find out which ones she was a fan of and which ones she says you should “swipe left” on. String: This newcomer to the scene promises to match you on a deeper level based on a list of 36 questions that studies say accelerate intimacy between two strangers and foster a “mutual vulnerability.” Pros: With availability currently limited to the San Francisco Bay area, it may be too soon to tell, although she says the questions can be a fun/cute game to play.Pros: While Wendy says the site’s filters are pretty decent, she notes that they can also be pretty hard to find.Cons: Wendy says the thing that sets this site apart is also its downfall.e Harmony: Using 29 “compatibility traits” to analyze your personality and match you with others of similar mindsets, e Harmony claims to be the “#1 trusted relationship services provider” in the US.Pros: Like other sites before it, Wendy says the main pro to e Harmony is that it offers you access to people you may not otherwise meet.“More and more [men are] getting off Match and getting onto Tinder,” Wendy says. OKCupid: This modern version of a Match-style site makes online dating accessible to the masses by forgoing membership fees. Ok Cupid is more closely aligned to Match or e Harmony in the sense that it allows for the creation of a more traditional profile, without the pricey membership fees.