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.Cons: It's all a little too close to home: what's to stop her feeding your dating tekkers back to your pal?
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. This means having a handy mutual connection to discuss / slag off when you meet up for drinks.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.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.The USP: If you're dog-obsessed here is where you can rest assured you're in good company.Verdict: The more you think about it, the less sense Down makes.Isn't the whole point of internet dating that you can meet someone new?Cons: People might think basing your future parter on dog preferences is weird Verdict: A silly app that seems unlikely to find you true love but might narrow down options.Who wants to date somebody who like Chihuahuas after all?Pick your future partner based on their dog preferences, small, scruffy or otherwise.Pros: Just think of all the cute dog meme sharing that could be yours.