Digital Dating: Rules, Advice & Tips for Online & App Based Dating
By Hallei Halter on Tue, 04/10/2018
Online dating has become the norm, but that doesn’t mean people are instantly good at it! First, you need to decide which of the many available dating apps and sites are the best, and then the real work begins. YouвЂ™ll need to know how to craft a bio that shows off your assets, avoid common online dating pitfalls, and set up offline dates with the people you meet in your apps and online. But donвЂ™t worry, IвЂ™ve put together the following list of my best online dating tips that will help make using dating apps and websites fun and rewarding.
Digital Dating: Choosing the Right App
Consider your age, location, sexual orientation, gender identity, and what youвЂ™re looking for as helpful guides to choose which apps to try first. In my experience, location matters the most when it comes to using dating apps. In areas with a smaller population and dating pool, apps that are synonymous with online dating such as Tinder (free) and OKCupid (free) have the most users available for me to connect with. But closer to city areas and urban sprawl, I can confidently use apps that are growing in popularity like Bumble (free), and Coffee Meets Bagel (free.)
There are also apps that put a fun spin on trying to connect with someone. For example, Hater (free) matches people based on what they commonly dislike. I can think of nothing better than bonding with someone over how chocolate mint ice cream tastes like frozen chocolate toothpaste. (more…)