News24LAST UPDATED: Oct. 2, 2020, 5:41 p.m.
New Delhi: At a time when everything around the world has been digitalized, the online dating has become popular than ever. When the whole world is locked inside, dating online can help you spend your day with someone you share similar interests with.
The pandemic in general has affected our mental health greatly and being alone in such unprecedented time will only worsen the state. Yes, the current situation has given everyone an opportunity to re-evaluate themselves, but too much alone time can often keep one deprived of love and affection that fellow human beings have to offer.
So what is the solution? How to find that perfect someone with whom we can share our day even when we did nothing? Well perfection does not exist, but smart technology and internet has definitely made it easier to find someone with whom you can share your Spotify playlist, have a Netflix party and most importantly, talk your heart.
In India, stigma around online dating is still very much alive, but introduction of new dating apps in the country has made clear that people are gradually welcoming the phenomenon.
Here, we have provided you with a number of dating apps which you can use to find someone of your preference
Tinder is one of the most popular apps in the country used by a large number of singles. The app allows its users to find individuals in their vicinity by swiping left or swiping right on the app. Tinder also have Premium version which has some added benefits. The app is for everyone- men, women, and LGBTQ members.
Unlike everything else, Bumble gives women an opportunity to make the first move to start the conversation. For same sex matches, anyone can take the first move. Bumble takes care of users' privacy and provides a friendly space to all its users. Except dating, Bumble can also be used in finding friends and networking.
OKCupid relies on compatible matches through its question-answers set answers by both the users. If compatibility score between tow users match, they can move ahead. The app has a simple messaging interface and already have a virtual dating feature available.
Hinge matches people bases on their common interests. The app establishes a timeline of your pictures and allows individuals to see. It also helps users to find their preferable match by their unique answers. Hinge also allows users to like or comment users on your profile which works as an ice breaker.
Tantan is an Indian dating app made by Chinese developers. It allows users to find matches and connections through the app. The best thing about Tantan is it ensures privacy of its users. The app also has a unique break the ice feature that gives a series of witty questions for individuals to ask their matches.