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.

Download Bumble (i OS, Android) Coffee Meets Bagel shows you only a few matches per day, and aims at a more measured experience.

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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.

It is definitely for a crowd that is more serious about finding a lasting partner.

Download Match (i OS, Android) Down is an app that just, basically, shows you who wants to "get down" with you.

New research from the Pew Research Center shows that in the past two years, the percentage of US adults who had used a dating app tripled.

But that doesn't mean all dating apps are created equal.

Download Coffee Meets Bagel (i OS, Android) Ok Cupid uses a comprehensive profile and a series of questions to determine what "percentage" you'll match with someone.