Best private dating services
Her (Android, i OS) is a dating and social network app designed with lesbian, bisexual and queer users in mind.
You sign up with Facebook or Instagram accounts, and then view a stream of activity from other verified Her users both in your area and globally.
Tinder (Android, i OS) blazed the trail, set by Grindr, toward a world of swipe and scroll dating apps.
On its face, Tinder encourages you to make shallow, snap judgments about potential partners.
Just looking to widen your circle of friends, as opposed to relationship?
Bumble has a BFF feature for people who are not looking for dates and a separate section for making business contacts.
All this is in addition to Ok Cupid's messaging tools, personality quizzes, Instagram integration and other old favorites.
A recent redesign of the app puts a greater emphasis on user profiles, giving you the ability to comment on profiles and photos in hopes of fostering more connections between Coffee Meets Bagel users.offers its users a freemium dating experience on Android and i OS.Free users can set up online profiles, upload a few pictures of themselves and then engage in some online flirting with "winks", and have new matches delivered to them daily.More comprehensive features such as the ability to see who has checked out your profile and liked your pictures can be unlocked by a subscription.Match has continued to add on to its features, such as a Tinder-like Mixer, Android Wear and Apple Watch integration, as well as the addition of voice and video snippets to your profile.
Created as a counterpoint to other prominent gay dating apps — and to put a greater emphasis on safety — Chappy (Android, i OS) is backed by Bumble and part of the bigger Badoo network of dating services.