Vetting profiles to no avail can be disheartening, especially if you're new to the game, and that's where Tinder 'Liker' apps come in handy.
Instead of taking the time to treat people like individuals, which is so 2013, these programs streamline the matching process by liking everyone that's around you.
You download the app, create a profile, add some of your favorite pictures, and write a short bio.
Numerous third-party apps boast this functionality, but Tools for Tinder is the fastest and most sophisticated.The premium version gives you access to loads of filters (useful when you're about to like 1,000 people) and other neat stuff, like background auto-liking and the ability to manually change your GPS location (so you can scout potential matches at places you're travelling to in advance). No longer is it considered sad or weird to say you first met your partner digitally, a shift to the mainstream largely down to the success of one app: Tinder.Launched back in 2012, it burned into the spotlight and never swiped back, becoming a fixture on Home screens all over the world.Just Ask Me Out is currently limited to London (where it also organises free dating events), but says it hopes to expand across the UK soon.
Top 10 Tips for Picking a First Date Venue That Isn't a Shambles Just landed in the UK, Hinge bills itself as a "classier Tinder" and helps you connect with friends of friends (we think Tinder's plenty classy, but hey).It's a bit of a pain getting signed up (you have to jump through a few hoops to get it to recognise non-US locations) and ultimately operates a paid membership programme, but in the world of happy swiping, it's antiquated feel is quite refreshing.There's also Android and i OS apps to complement the web platform.Between matching with someone, completing the obligatory ''is this person a stalker?' chat, and finally arranging to meet up, it's not uncommon for one or both parties to lose interest along the way.So, each month we'll test drive the latest dating apps and report back on what's worth your time.