The drawback is it’s quite hard to use and doesn’t offer many potential partners.Cost: Free Radhika Sanghani's latest novel, Not That Easy (Harlequin), is available to buy in paperback or as an e Book on Amazon and Telegraph Bookshop The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.The only issue is it makes the matching process a lot harder – two of you have to like two other people.
The only awkward thing is it means people in your social circle will all know you’re on the app, so if you’re not keen on having all your mates see your profile, this might not be for you. Spend most of your time complaining about life in London? It means you can match with hotties you live near, or with someone who always goes to the same bar as you.
Some people I know, though, have complained that though they receive matches, there’s often a reluctance amongst users to send messages.
Cost: Free For people who hate the forced feel of a first online date, Doing Something might be the answer.
It lets you pick a match based on their date suggestion, whether it’s a sushi-making masterclass or rollercoaster ride.
If you don’t like your option, you can play ‘give or take’ - where you either ‘take’ a possible match or ‘give’ them away by emailing their details to a friend.
Your dates are called ‘bagels’ and the app is fun – especially if you like smartphone games.But the app has fallen in popularity compared to Tinder, and the fact that you can receive messages from anyone - without matching first - means that your inbox can quickly become clogged with sleaze. It matches you with people based on your location and a shared interest in music.It can import your favourite tunes from your smartphone or and does the hard work for you by collating matches.But it still has a large pool of potentials and has a simple, usable model.Cost: Free This is the app for people who hate the thought of going on a date alone.Before you join, the app has to approve you as a member (a slightly daunting process) or you have to be invited.