It is definitely for a crowd that is more serious about finding a lasting partner.Download Match (i OS, Android) Down is an app that just, basically, shows you who wants to "get down" with you.The app presents you with around a dozen matches a day for you to swipe yes/no on.

But its innovation is that women have to be the ones to message first.

This is meant to prevent them from being bombarded with gross messages from guys.

A friend who uses it tells me: “It’s good if you’re picky…

but there aren’t a lot of people on it.” Cost: Free I can’t really make a list of the best dating sites without mentioning Tinder. Tinder once had a reputation for being a ‘shagging app’ - but that's changed.

Applause found that, in general, the most popular US dating apps trailed other apps in quality by 23 points (out of 100).

That's a big difference, and perhaps indicates that people take out their dating woes on the apps they use.

It quickly became a smash hit, and recently sold a majority stake to a Chinese gaming company.

Download Grindr (i OS, Android) Zoosk recently had to lay off a third of its staff after being crushed in the market by apps like Tinder.

New updates have rolled out features like the "Super Like" and have put things like your job and education on the front of your profile.