Reality check time: For the most part, when it comes to communicating these days, we opt for the quickest and most direct way possible.
As fun as that was, Whats App has made it easier than ever to keep in touch our international lovers with free unlimited messaging, picture, and even voice sending to all countries… How much more effective would sexting be if you could also send a drink with it?
Enter House Tab: An app that let’s you see who else is at the same bar as you, and send them drinks complete with a sexy little message right through the app.
e Harmony is another massive player, with 3 million users signed up.
But size isn’t everything – as anyone who has just wrapped up a three-hour swiping session on Tinder will attest.
Pitches itself as the site to go to for ‘serious, lasting relationships’ and marriage – which may well be refreshing to some in the current dating climate.
Psychologists and dating experts guide you through each step of the process – including messaging, which is somewhat structured and scripted – and there’s an anonomisation function for calling.
There’s currently a 7-day free trial to communicate with matches for free until 1 January.
It’s a softly, softly approach – excellent for those new to internet dating or nervous about entering the melee, or using a fast-food dating app like Tinder.
This week marks the biggest online dating week of the year (combined with the biggest divorce week of the year).
Whether it’s a failed relationship or the urge for a new beginning that has propelled you into the dating wilderness, online dating almost certainly has someone waiting for you. Match group now owns Tinder, Plenty Of Fish, Ok Cupid and, of course, Match, making it the biggest player in the online and app dating industry.
And even then probably only happened with your middle school significant other.