Because the app is proximity-based, it also make things easier when it comes to setting up the date.

The serial dater: I loved the idea of this app, every morning on my way to work I crossed paths with the same guy, but I was never brave enough to ask him out.

If you're tired of swiping right and ending up with another creep, Tinder isn't the only dating app out there, there's a huge variety of apps to choose from.

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While you're usually all about female empowerment, you're not wearing the right shoes to chase him down the street to exchange numbers, or you know, tell him he's The One?

Dejected, you can't help but think Mr Right is now untraceable - there goes your happy ever after.

The expert: This sounds like every stalker's dream, I'm not sure I would be convinced of its safety features, but it is a good way to make contact with someone who you've been eyeing from afar.

If you're the shy type, this app is the perfect buffer, if not, ditch the app and start conversation in the real world.

The expert: I like the fact there is an external human element to this app.

I would always recommend using a dating service where someone is actually screening people for their compatibility.

If not, there's always tomorrow's suitor to look forward to.

In today's fast-food world of dating, it's the closest thing to romance on the market.

Every time you cross paths with someone in real life, their profile shows up on your timeline.

Happn allows for conversation only when you've both liked each other and you match.

When was the last time you struck up a conversation with a complete stranger at a bar, snared a boyfriend through a blind date or had a fling with some guy you met at a random concert? Everyone knows that the dating scene is online - unless you're willing to televise your quest for love and sign up for the second series of First Dates, in which case, bravo.