Here's a short list of the most popular dating apps you can download.
While some are just apps, a few also have desktop sites you can log into on your computer -- and there's no shame in using more than one service at a time.
According to Raya, applications without a recommendation from a current member rarely get accepted.
The League is available on i OS and Android, but, in true elite form, Raya is only available on i OS.
Tinder puts your pics front and center, and gives you a small space for writing an elevator pitch about yourself.
If you're uncomfortable being primarily judged by your photos, you're better off with a more traditional site like the ones listed above, where you can impress your future suitor with more details in a meatier written profile.
Each has millions of members and full-fledged apps you can download on i OS and Android.
Tinder's the biggest thing to shake up online dating since "You Got Mail." It damn near invented the idea of right-swiping for "yes" and has evolved from its original "hookups-only" origin to a more standard dating app.
Some of the most popular religion-centered apps are CDate (i OS) for Christians, JSwipe (i OS and Android) for those of Jewish faith and Minder (i OS) for Muslims.Raya, on the other hand, is like the Berghain of dating apps; if the gatekeepers don't like you, you're not getting in.The app has a vetting process that includes sharing your Instagram account and providing a recommendation from someone who's already been accepted into the Raya inner circle.Bumble has no qualms in calling out unruly behavior on their app and also offers photo verification to quell any fears of being catfished.If you're a woman who's scared or uncomfortable with online dating, Bumble is the closest thing to an online safe space for single women. They don't typically cater to LGBTQ communities, lacking nuance and commonly limiting how someone can self-identify.