But regardless, there were stark differences between popular apps like Tinder, Ok Cupid, Bumble, and Hinge.
We have previously reviewed the major dating apps from both a woman's and man's perspective, but we were surprised which apps did the best in an analysis of user reviews.
App analytics company Applause recently completed a study of 97 dating apps to see which ones were meeting user expectations.
To qualify, an app had to have more than 2,000 reviews across the App Store and the Google Play store.
Whether it's matching you on your favourite interests or finding someone who you share mutual friends with.
Here, we take the biggest alternatives to Tinder and give them a spin to find out what (if anything) they do differently and what sets them apart.
Download Coffee Meets Bagel (i OS, Android) Ok Cupid uses a comprehensive profile and a series of questions to determine what "percentage" you'll match with someone.
But on its app, the interface functions much like Tinder, letting you swipe yes/no to people around you.Download Bumble (i OS, Android) Coffee Meets Bagel shows you only a few matches per day, and aims at a more measured experience.No frenetic swiping or "game" features, just a few quality matches per day.The app presents you with around a dozen matches a day for you to swipe yes/no on.Download Hinge (i OS, Android) Grindr's mission was to help gay guys meet up, quickly, wherever they were.It is definitely for a crowd that is more serious about finding a lasting partner.