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By turning on your location services, the app shows you people you've "crossed paths with," within one city-block.
Then you can either "accept" or "pass" on this person; if you both accept, then a chat line opens up and stays active for a week.If I'm feeling particularly salty about the IRL pool of suitors, I'm comforted by the fact that I could swipe through Tinder until my fingers bleed and still not run out of potential friends/lovers/boyfs.(If you live in a less populated city, this may not hold true, but it still beats hanging out at the same dive bar hoping a sexy stranger will sweep you off your feet, right?This article was co-authored by Sarah Schewitz, Psy D.Sarah Schewitz, Psy D is a psychologist with over 10 years of experience helping couples and individuals improve and change their patterns in love and relationships.Hinge provides only a "select list" of matches rather than an endless amount, so the number of potential baes is more of a gentle stream than a roaring waterfall.
Once you've run out of second- and third-degree connections, the app makes more "tangential" connections, still trying to find you people based on your social networks.
Even more good news: The app now calls out users who are already in relationships, putting their Facebook relationship status on the app so no one is deceived. I don't think I need to explain it since it seems to be just as popular with Millennials as Tinder, but it is worth including since it has such a large network of people to choose from.
If you're tired of simply swiping and want to procrastinate for hours by penning the world's wittiest dating profile and answering hundreds of match questions, Ok Cupid is perfect for you.
So next time you're on the subway and are too scared to actually approach a Ryan Gosling lookalike, download Happn and pray to the Sex Gods that he has the app, too.
Bonus: Spotify teamed up with Happn to let you send songs to potential dates, so you can send a girl or guy a not-so-subtle hint by messaging them "Pony" by Ginuwine in lieu of a cheesy pickup line.
Plus, reading typo-ridden messages and profiles is half the fun of Ok Cupid, so you can do that to kill time on the subway, even if the more serious "soulmate search" isn't your cup of tea.