You can even break it down by profession if, for example, you only want to date teachers.
Get it here: Elite Who it's for: People who trust experience over gimmicks.
This opens up a whole new market that dating apps have been missing.
Get it here: i Tunes | Google Play Who it's for: Misanthropes looking for someone to complain to/with.
Why it's awesome: Hater is a hilarious concept that might actually work.
The app simply matches you with people who hate the same things as you.
In the words of Mashable's Cassie Murdoch, it "lets you drop that idealized, perky version of yourself you’ve been putting in all your profiles and lets you show off your inner crank instead." Get it here: Have a download link sent to your phone via , a new LGBTQ publication, they're also the creators of one of the most interesting digital magazines on the internet, according to Mashable's MJ Franklin.
Why it's awesome: Those whose dating lives have to make room for their D&D schedules and would rather talk about Westeros politics than Trump's tweets might not have as much luck on mainstream apps like Tinder. Users choose icons based on their passions, giving you the perfect icebreaker.Get it here: i Tunes | Google Play Who it's for: Aspiring matchmakers or coupled up folks who missed the boat on dating apps and want to see what all the fuss is about.Why it's awesome: You're signed up for the app by a wingman (or wingwoman) who gets to find matches for you.If someone catches your eye, you can even see where your last encounter happened.Perfect for anyone who likes to ogle hotties on the train and who's secretly hoping they might be doing the same. "We met on Tinder" is the new "we met at a bar." Countless children have been born whose parents met via an online dating app like Match or eharmony. It's helpful to know how each dating app is different so that you're surrounding yourself with people who want the same thing as you. Why it's awesome: Zoosk makes sure that its users are who they say they are by requiring a video selfie as verification.According to a survey conducted by popular wedding planning site The Knot, online dating is the most popular way that currently engaged couples met, up 5% in just two years. Whether you're looking for something super specific or have tried every app on the market, this handy guide breaks down what the deal is with each of these online dating experiences and who they're best suited for. That doesn't mean you can't include that selfie you took that time with the insanely good lighting, but it does mean you're less likely to be scammed. Get it here: Who it's for: Picky people looking for something super specific.Get it here: i Tunes | Google Play Who it's for: Anyone who spends hours scouring the Missed Connections section of Craigslist in the hopes that someone might be looking for them.Why it's awesome: Happn keeps track of which members in their database you cross paths with on a daily basis.To keep your work life separate from your dating life (and ensure your privacy), The League keeps your Linked In Connections and Facebook friends out of your queue.While it's been slammed as elitist, The League CEO Amanda Bradford claims it's actually a way for "alpha females" to find someone who celebrates and supports their drive.