It's disheartening how many women have to resort to 'please no sex pests' appendixs on their profile information.Verdict: Easy to navigate, simple and free to use, void of distracting gimmicks. Pros: Easy and efficient to use, you can find a hookup within minutes.Whether they are honest about it or not, every heterosexual internet dating app out there aspires to be the 'Grindr for straight people'. Pros: The screening process ensures out-and-out perverts are banished, which means everyone wins (except the perverts).The fun and well organised events means membership feels a bit more like a club, and less like pin-balling around a vast galaxy of random singletons.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. If you actively pursue a date on Hinge, discretion mustn't be an issue – your friends are bound to find out.The USP: Like Tinder, except once you match, only the ladies can make the first move and say hello.
Verdict: This app allows you to eliminate the middleman.Cons: Tweets are still not a totally accurate picture of someone.Verdict: A well-intended app that tries to convey your personality rather than just transferring your Instagram feed but the pressure to think up facts can be overwhelming.Pros: Once you get over the slight stalker complex Happn instils on you by showing women who walked past your front door an hour ago, matching with users within a 250 meter radius is actually quite handy.Chances are you live or work in the same area, so arranging a date becomes a lot simpler.Verdict: One of the most effective – and convenient – dating apps out there. This means having a handy mutual connection to discuss / slag off when you meet up for drinks.