Dating is continuously evolving . It seems to be harder for some people to meet the man or woman of their dreams face to face. With the help of technology, you can take dating to the next level using different dating apps to help you over that hump (Check out the time Baller Alert editor Eleven8 tested out BLACK PEOPLE MEET).
Many people do not like to find dates via social media because it isn’t private enough. Getting to know someone on different dating apps is slightly different when it comes to being personal. On the apps, you can set a preference for what you are interested and pick and choose.
Using dating apps is like speed dating on the go. Social networking has made dating and finding love so easy for people. Dating apps have been created for individuals to find love whenever and wherever. I have met quite a few people that found love via dating apps and websites. There are some that has taken it to the next level with marriage and having children. If you are having trouble meeting someone out and about, don’t give up. Check out a few dating apps at your fingertip below in no particular order:
Tinder allows you to provide a picture, a brief biography about yourself, and your sexual preference. Once your information is uploaded, it is available for any Tinder member, specifically those within a close mile radius to where you live. Its iconic interface lets you swipe yes/no on a series of potential dates. 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.
Match.com is a very popular online dating site that now has an app for you to use. Who knows, your future husband or wife could be at your fingertips. Match was one of the original online matchmaking services, and bills itself as having made the most dates, relationships, and marriages. It is definitely for a crowd that is more serious about finding a lasting partner.
Meld is a social media dating app specifically geared towards the single Black professional. Unlike sites like Tinder that solely pull from your Facebook account, Meld also uses your LinkedIn to help find your perfect (professional) match. No need to worry about dating a guy with no job, or a girl who doesn’t have her own cash. Meld is for those in the corporate world just looking for a like-minded romance. Good luck on finding your Fortune 500 Bae!
OkCupid uses a comprehensive profile and a series of questions to determine what “percentage” you’ll match with someone. But on its app, the interface functions much like Tinder, letting you swipe yes/no to people around you.
Happn is the hopeless romantic among dating apps, though the concept can sound a little creepy at first. When you open it on your phone, you’re greeted by a collection of other users with whom you’ve physically crossed paths with throughout your day.
It has features like photo verification, which lets you confirm that your photos are actually you. A 100% free service, Zoosk makes it easy for black singles to sign up and browse the profiles of over 38 million members from around the world.
SoulSwipe is essentially Tinder for African Americans. It makes it easy to find a perfect match based off chocolately locals in your proximity.
8. The League
The League is for anyone who prefers to keep their “standards” high. It prides itself on being classy while doing all the work for you. Your profile is only available to those who meet your preferences, so no need to worry about anyone who’s not a match perusing your profile.
Bae was made by African Americans for African Americans, as evident by its name. Bae is known as the place “where people of color meet, chat, and date,” taking away some of the pressure that comes with dating.
10. Real Black Love
Real Black Love prides themselves on being the #1 dating site for black singles. It even offers an awesome feature that allows you to schedule a 1 on 1 conversation with a real life matchmaker.
For those women looking for something a little more “beneficial,” there’s always Sugar Daddy sites such as Seeking Arrangements. If you’re new to the Sugar Baby world, check out this blog by Seeking Arrangements CEO Brandon Wade about how to be a good sugar baby.
Have you ever tried any dating apps? How did it work out for you?