7 best mobile apps for dating

7 Best Dating Mobile Apps in 2022 in Canada

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7 best mobile apps for dating

With the growing trend of love blending with technology, there are a variety of online dating sites with mobile apps that are helping connect more people.

Whether you're looking for a friendship or something more serious, there’s a dating app to suit almost every need. Here are seven top dating apps for you to consider.  


Badoo (free for both iPhone and Android devices)

With a community of more than 470 million registered members, Badoo is perfect for those looking to socialize, casually date, meet new people and build friendships. The free basic service allows users to chat with and message other members, and upload photos and videos. Members can sign in with a Badoo or Facebook account via the mobile app or website to connect with locals who share common interests. The app also features a fun game called Encounters, which allows users to view potential matches and then tap "yes" or "no" to indicate whether or not they would like to meet. 


eHarmony (available for iPhone and Android devices)

Voted the #1 Trusted Dating App in a 2020 Survey of 1,067 Respondents from the US, UK, Canada and Australia, this popular online dating site was launched in 2000.   Users can sign up via the app, complete a relationship questionnaire, upload photos from their mobile phones or from Facebook, and receive daily matches. Millions of users rely on eHarmony's detailed Compatibility Matching System to help find compatible long-term relationships.  Paid subscribers get access to email and can also see who has viewed their profiles. It's the perfect app for those of all ages 25 to 50 whom are looking for long-term commitments. Monthly visitors: 1.2+ Million.


Match (available on iPhone, and Android devices) is a prime option to meet other single Canadians looking for a serious relationship.  This pioneer dating website launched in 1995, has users based in 24 countries around the world and a detailed matching algorithm. People can sign up through and then download the app on their mobile devices. The app allows members to view profiles, upload up to 24 images, add users to their "Favourites" and rate their "Daily Matches." Subscriptions range anywhere from a month to a year. Pick one that suits you best.  Monthly visitors: 3.2 Million.


 OkCupid (free for both iPhone and Android devices)

OkCupid was created in 2003, since then it has evolved along side it's users and their preferences. It has been referred to as “revolutionary” for it's beginning to ask those precise questions that need to be asked to make meaningful connections built on trust and love. Their one-of-a-kind algorithm matches you on what actually matters - to you.  Using OkCupid’s DoubleTake format, you can swipe left or right or simply scroll through multiple profiles. Over 91 million connections made every year.


Our Time (free for both iPhone and Android devices)

This online dating site is geared towards those 50 years of age or older.  Although age is just a number, this site celebrates it's sophisticated users and acknowledges that their users are in a different stage of life.  Features include liking individual profiles, sending messages to other singles and a “Discovery” feature to find other singles. Browse through your daily list of matches that have met your profile criteria. A quick, simple tap of the heart indicated you're intrigued in the other's profile.  Monthly visitors: 879,376.


Tinder (free for both iPhone and Android devices)

"Swipe right" to like or "Swipe left" to pass on user's profiles.  Tinder is an online dating and geosocial networking app, that prioritize location and initial attraction.  Tinder is a free app that's a great source for anyone looking for casually dating, meeting new interesting people, and fun chats.


Zoosk (free for both iPhone and Android devices)

Zoosk online dating company focuses on personalization and filtering mass data through Zoosk’s Behavioural Matchmaking technology.   With over 35 million members in over 80 countries and translated into 25 languages, Zoosk is a truly global online dating app. The app is available for free, however a  paid subscription option allows you to have more access and features. If you’d rather not pay, you can still browse millions of singles, create a profile, upload photos, see who has viewed your profile, and scan and show interest in another member by using the Carousel feature.


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