According to research by Pet Smart Charities and Match, 59% of singles revealed that discovering a mate’s pet was adopted, not bought, made them more attracted to their partner. Petfinder is available for free on the App Store and Google Play. Tinder: Possibly the hottest app on Earth right now, Tinder has brought dating into the mobile era, with a mate-browsing interface that’s so easy you only need to wiggle a finger to get someone’s attention.The service connects to your Facebook account, linking to your pictures and other relevant data, but keeping your name and contact information private.(or, more accurately, message someone who gives you the butterflies.) Match is available for free on the App Store and Google Play. Meetup: If you’re surprised to see a group activity app on this list, perhaps you haven’t considered how sexy “common interests” and “pursuing your passions” can be.With more than 19 million users and at least 500,000 monthly meet-ups, the odds that you’ll find someone who shares your love for anything from acupressure to zip-lining are pretty good.First, by getting you out for a couple of daily walks, dogs are good for your heart.Beyond that, file cabinets full of research has also shown that petting animals lowers stress and blood pressure (reducing incidences of heart attack).But don’t take too long — JSwipe makes messages disappear after a few days, encouraging extra-app interaction sooner rather than later. And with 82% of its 2.3 million subscribers over age 30, it’s aimed squarely at the pre-mobile Internet user.But this past April, to get hip with the kids, Match’s i OS and Android apps brought modern photo- and data-rich features to the mix.
At its best, Meetup can help you find a life-long partner who shares your enthusiasm for great experiences.
This data-driven service does all the computations to take bad matches out of the equation using a seemingly endless supply of questions to turn its budding romantics into ones and zeros.
By providing users with match percentages, Ok Cupid shows them how good a fit their prospective dates could be.
For example, according to the math of It’s Okay to Be Smart, New Yorkers awash in a sea of eight million other city dwellers have at least 850 love connections — those are some numbers you can work with.
Tip the dating game odds in your favor by using one of these apps to meet your match: 1.And at its worst, hey, at least you can have fun doing something you love.