Applause found that, in general, the most popular US dating apps trailed other apps in quality by 23 points (out of 100).
That's a big difference, and perhaps indicates that people take out their dating woes on the apps they use.
In particular, Hinge, one of our favorites, did not fare well.
But on its app, the interface functions much like Tinder, letting you swipe yes/no to people around you.
Download Bumble (i OS, Android) Coffee Meets Bagel shows you only a few matches per day, and aims at a more measured experience.
No frenetic swiping or "game" features, just a few quality matches per day.
It has features like photo verification, which lets you confirm that your photos are actually you.
Download Zoosk (i OS, Android) Match was one of the original online matchmaking services, and bills itself as having made the most dates, relationships, and marriages.