While there is no official handbook or rule guide, most dating apps operate more or less the same way.You download the app, create a profile, add some of your favorite pictures, and write a short bio.

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As everyone knows (or will soon come to realize), traditional relations between humans are a thing of the past. And if robots are our future, then why do we need other people at all?

There's no reason you should have to do all that leg work when we can do it for you.

So, each month we'll test drive the latest dating apps and report back on what's worth your time.

If the 24-hour mark is approaching without a message, matches can request another 24 hours.

It's definitely an ego boost thinking, rom-coms around here, so it's nice to envision the tables turned.)Another fun Bumble feature is backtracking.If you want to see which celebs the app's algorithm thinks you look like, you can head here.The App: First The Pitch: "The First Real Dating App"What We Think: Anyone who has spent time on a dating app knows that many messages go unanswered and, even for those that are answered, an in-person meet-up doesn't always happen. You post a date you're interested in going on and other users express interest.However, beyond some gaming icons that people can use to express themselves there doesn't seem to be anything that makes this app specifically for "geeks", beyond the fact that it calls itself the "dating app for geeks."Nevertheless, it helps weed out ghosting by requiring users to respond to matches who message and want to meet you.Plus, an embedded tool for picking a local meet-up spot makes it easier to plan an in person rendezvous.The App: Bumble The Pitch: "We're changing the rules of the game."What we think: Bumble is the Sadie Hawkins dance of the dating-app world; if a match happens, the only way to chat is if the girl makes the first move. If the female doesn't say anything within 24 hours of connecting with someone, that person disappears and the connection is lost.