But the app has fallen in popularity compared to Tinder, and the fact that you can receive messages from anyone - without matching first - means that your inbox can quickly become clogged with sleaze. It matches you with people based on your location and a shared interest in music.

It can import your favourite tunes from your smartphone or and does the hard work for you by collating matches.

A possible drawback could be a limited number of users – those figures aren’t available online - but it does look like a good app if music plays a significant part in your life and loves.

Cost: Free Unlike Tinder, Hinge doesn’t let you swipe through an unlimited number of potential matches.

The company focuses on the interests of people in a certain age range who want a place to feel confident and comfortable while seeking a potential date. It uses a compatibility matching system to link up people with complementary personalities and lifestyles and has worked with millions of users over the past 15 years.

Chemistry, a dating site that is part of Match.com, is designed for people who are seeking help in getting to know someone online before meeting them for the first time.

Cost: Free For people who hate the forced feel of a first online date, Doing Something might be the answer.

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