Bumble is a dating app that only allows women to initiate contact in opposite-sex connections; in same-sex connections either party may initiate contact. Since 2012, Tinder has been matching singles based on their social profiles and geographic location. Both users must “swipe right” before being matched and are then able to chat within the app.Mingle2 is a membership service of which users pay to be a part.Lowdown: Its ‘radar’ system obscures where you are and you have to ‘wink’ at users before they can view your profile.A chat service means you don’t have to give out your number.
Verdict: Popular with young professionals (we came across a mix of 20-something chefs, builders, students, musicians and lawyers) who aren’t shy when it comes to no strings sex.Dating apps have survived the test of time, and many of us are guilty of a Sunday night swipe session when The Fear still hasn’t passed and Monday Dread kicks in.But instead of the traditional drinks-and-a-movie hook up, more and more of us are downloading apps that promise no strings sex. Take a look at the best sex apps to find the perfect Netflix and chill partner. It asks to link to your Facebook to access your location, photos, interests, plus ‘friends’ who are signed up too.While statistics can be spun to make almost anything look good, I've tried to report just the basic facts.The data has been gathered from such sources as blogs, online newspaper and magazine articles, company financial statements, company advertising information packages, the actual dating service website, and multiple website measurement services.