It quickly became a smash hit, and recently sold a majority stake to a Chinese gaming company.Download Grindr (i OS, Android) Zoosk recently had to lay off a third of its staff after being crushed in the market by apps like Tinder.

We’re no longer limited to finding someone special in front of our desktop at home — we can now do that while standing in line at Starbucks, walking the dog, and even using the bathroom (if that’s your style).

Besides the convenience dating apps have brought into our lives, there are also ones that are saving us money while we search for a hookup, date, relationship, or whatever else our heart desires.

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.

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No frenetic swiping or "game" features, just a few quality matches per day.

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.

But regardless, there were stark differences between popular apps like Tinder, Ok Cupid, Bumble, and Hinge.