Some dating apps require less sign-up information than their web counterparts — an added bonus."Most mobile apps are good for connecting quickly, so you’ll find more singles looking for casual relationships ready to meet on the fly," Julie Spira, a leading authority in online dating advice, tells Mashable.After registering to use the site, users can create a user profile indicating their name, occupation, schools attended and so on.Users can add other users as "friends", exchange messages, post status updates and digital photos, share digital videos and links, use various software applications ("apps"), and receive notifications when others update their profiles or make posts."However, the traditional online dating sites are doing a good job with mobile." Most apps are complementary to existing web platforms.
Now that Tinder is charging for its services, it might be time to turn to one of the many other dating apps available.
In some cases, it's only a few minutes after virtually chatting, thanks to location-based features.
"If you think you’re not tech-savvy enough to download a dating app, think again," Laurie Davis, founder of e Flirt Expert and author of Love At First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating (releasing in February by Simon & Schuster) tells Mashable.
Profiles consist only of a first name, an age, a 500-character description, and up to six photos.
If the user likes a profile they “swipe right” and if they don’t, they “swipe left”.