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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.
In particular, Hinge, one of our favorites, did not fare well.
Here is America's ranking of 11 popular dating apps, as measured by Applause: Hinge's innovation was that it only matched you with your extended social network — friends of friends.
It's more explicitly focused on just hooking up than most dating apps, though it has the option to "get date" or "get down." Download Down (i OS, Android) Tinder was the app that set off the dating app craze.
Its iconic interface lets you swipe yes/no on a series of potential dates.
But just as dating app users are at an all-time high, so is the number of people becoming victims of online dating fraud.
The app presents you with around a dozen matches a day for you to swipe yes/no on.
Download Hinge (i OS, Android) Grindr's mission was to help gay guys meet up, quickly, wherever they were.
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.