Dating apps such as Tinder, Hinge, Bumble and Match.com are all the rage.
Many people have found true love on these platforms, while others have had quite the opposite experience. For the most part, these apps have brought couples together and made for some pretty hilarious first-date stories. If you've ever scoured the internet for your perfect match, here's what your preferred dating app says about you:
Tinder is home to the class "swipe right or swipe left." It is the most popular dating app for those between 18 and 24. If you spend the most time on Tinder, you probably love attention and compliments. Even if the pickup lines you receive are questionable, you love the confidence boost. You likely struggle with rejection but appreciate directness. You probably love the location feature on the app, too, so you always know where your special someone is. You may be a bit superficial and believe physical attraction is an important element of dating.
Waiting for a response from a love interest is nerve-racking, but it's also a good source of entertainment. If you like living in a state of uncertainty, Hinge is your dating app. If you often struggle to come up with pickup lines or send the first message, Hinge gives you topics to discuss to remove the awkwardness.
Hinge also allows you to use FaceTime or video call your match to prevent catfishing, which you probably appreciate as a person who values trust and vulnerability. Sending video messages back and forth is more secure than text messages, so you are also probably the type of person who wants something more serious. Hinge only lets you like eight people per day, so you are likely both patient and selective. Considering Hinge's user demographics, you are probably in your 20s or 30s and ready to settle down.
Bumble is known as the "feminist dating app" because women must make the first move or send the first message. Although Bumble is very similar to Tinder, some of its features differ. If Bumble is your cup of tea, you are either a shy, introverted guy or a bold, independent woman whose autonomy is very sacred. Bumble is like Tinder and Hinge had a baby, allowing you to list your hobbies and three "prompts" on your profile. You never settle for less and prefer to get to know the person before the first date.
You are also a secret attention-seeker; you may even go as far as to purchase the super swipe package to get more matches. Bumble tends to attract educated and career-oriented adults looking for committed relationships. If you are an educated, secure man who wants a dominant woman, Bumble is the app for you. On the other hand, if you are a heterosexual woman who likes to control which person can message you back, then Bumble is also great for you.
The app is for adults who are divorced, widowed, or can't find that special someone. You are a very patient person, and you haven't given up on love. You are adventurous; you like that the app can find you matches based on the personal information you provide, but you may also try to find yourself a match as well. You are most likely an indecisive person and unsure of your "type," which is why you're on Match.com in the first place. If you are a paid subscriber, you can send unlimited messages or see exactly who has liked their profile.
You are inquisitive and mature. Since Match.com is known as one of the most trusted dating sites, you prioritize quality over quantity. You are ready to settle down and don't have time for casual flings, but you also want to see what you're working with before you go on a first date. That's why the app's feature, Vibe Check for video dates, is perfect for you. If you've been dating for a while or are stuck in a talking stage, you probably need Match.com to take over and match you based on compatibility.