100 urban dating site comparison of dating sites

11 Mar

We’ve waded through the app stores to sort the useful prospects from the wastes of time, and here’s what we found.

You also pick up ‘beans’ (read: points) for joining the app, getting friends to join, promoting it on social media and more.

Download: i OS / Android Shtick: One match per day 60% female, 40% male / Median age 28 / Largest cities NYC, LA, SF, Chicago, DC, Boston / 95% have bachelor's degree, 24% Masters or higher Another one that prioritizes friends of friends, but with an extra level of gimmickry to try and stop it from running out of matches.

You’ll be served one ‘bagel’ (read: person) each day, in the hopes that it will encourage each of you to give the other your undivided attention for 24 hours.

Inevitably, that success has sparked a wave of imitators and successors, from established dating websites dipping their toes in the app waters, to start-ups with a bright idea and a novel gimmick hoping to make an impression.

Primer's editor and founder Andrew field tested a lot of the options out there and has included his own experiences.