9 dating apps that are perfect for people who are sick of Tinder
As hot vax summer rages on with more people fully vaccinated, Americans feel increasingly comfortable meeting face-to-face to date. Dating apps remain a popular way to meet people, with 270 million people globally using apps in 2020, up by 20 million over 2019, Business of Apps found.
Tinder is still the biggest, but younger consumers are looking for more inventive ways to strike up an online conversation. So Insider scanned app-store reviews and social media for this summer’s best dating apps to try out. Whether you’re looking for a deeper connection or an exciting, casual fling, these apps are worth your time.
If exclusivity is your thing, the League may appeal to you. It requires new users to apply (and even connect their LinkedIn profiles) rather than instantly sign up. Getting off the waitlist can take months, but users can pay to expedite the process. The League has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars in the iOS app store, with reviews praising its limited number of matches per day.