Surprisingly, for such a normcore app, OKCupid offers 22 options for gender identity and 12 for sexual orientation, making it one of the most inclusive dating apps.
OKCupid also makes it possible for users to make their profiles invisible to straight people, as well as hide straight profiles from their matches.
Religion and faith are driving forces for many people, resulting in the desire to date someone who shares those beliefs, too.
Some of the most popular religion-centered apps are CDate (i OS) for Christians, JSwipe (i OS and Android) for those of Jewish faith and Minder (i OS) for Muslims.
Ok Cupid, Match and Zoosk are standard fare for traditional dating websites.
You can write lengthy paragraphs about your interests, hopes, dreams, fantasy football team or whatever and upload multiple photos.
It minimizes the overwhelming paradox of choice that often comes with online dating.
This way women get to choose who actually gets the chance to talk to them.
Here's a short list of the most popular dating apps you can download.
While some are just apps, a few also have desktop sites you can log into on your computer -- and there's no shame in using more than one service at a time.
Being a woman on the internet almost guarantees that you'll be harassed.
That's not exactly the most optimal dating environment.