Recent years have seen an explosion of dating apps, and there seem to be incredibly niche ones launching every day. For some people, swiping through fellow singles and potential romantic partners is merely a bit of fun and a way to entertain themselves during TV ad breaks.
Users can set their location anywhere they want if they need to line up dates before traveling; they can also keep their location totally private.
Romeos can send other people they're interested in a "footprint" which looks just like a sticker or badge with a compliment. Most popular in: India, Kenya Boasting more than 60 million messages exchanged every week, you can only imagine how many are dick pics.
We decided to see which hook up apps designed specifically for gay men are used most around the world, based on the number of downloads in different countries. The data is based on the number of downloaded apps through the i OS App Store and Google Play in August, a month chosen to keep the comparisons standardized.
(App Annie considers that the best way, in this particular case, to independently measure an app's market penetration.) We only list the top-rated app for August, but your favorite app may have been a close second or come out on, um, top in another month, since the competition is fierce.
Users can also pay to unlock premium in-app features.