Users can also pay to unlock premium in-app features.
(App Annie considers that the best way, in this particular case, to independently measure an app's market penetration.) We only list the top-rated app for August, but your favorite app may have been a close second or come out on, um, top in another month, since the competition is fierce.
Here, we take the biggest alternatives to Tinder and give them a spin to find out what (if anything) they do differently and what sets them apart.
The USP: Their mantra and methodology is explained thus: 'Each day at noon, guys will receive up to 21 quality matches – known as “Bagels”. Then, Coffee Meets Bagel will curate the best potential matches for women among the men who expressed interest.'Pros: A more curated selection than just endlessly swiping through everyone.
The USP: If you're dog-obsessed here is where you can rest assured you're in good company.
Pick your future partner based on their dog preferences, small, scruffy or otherwise.
Features: Users can chat and exchange photo, audio message, and emojis. Chat rooms, both local and national, are available if people want a larger group forum.