Provided you have a GPS-enabled smartphone, a date could literally be right around the corner.
Apps from Are You Interested, Grindr, OKCupid, and more claim millions of users, but how many potential matches are in your area? Gender Imbalance Download a dating app, and it won’t take long to realize that the genders aren’t represented equally; men greatly outnumber women on desktop dating sites and mobile apps alike. Norton, an associate professor at Harvard Business School who specializes in consumer behavior, says this gender inequality is a major obstacle for mobile dating and online dating in general.
This might explain why one of the most successful dating apps thus far has been Grindr, which caters to men exclusively.
Grindr’s creators subsequently released Blendr, an app for heterosexual males, females, and others looking for friends, but so far it has been met with decidedly less success.
Below, we've rounded up some of the best advice on that thread, so you can navigate your next first date or the next decade of your marriage with confidence.