"However, the traditional online dating sites are doing a good job with mobile." Most apps are complementary to existing web platforms.
"The initial intention to meet focuses on fun, but that doesn’t mean that things can’t turn serious later as your relationship develops," Davis says.
"In today’s apped-up, textaholic society, exploration means downloading apps, not just checking out a new You Tube video." Enter spur-of-the-moment dating.
Busy young adults of the connected generation can utilize their free time to the fullest by meeting matches nearby.
Some dating apps require less sign-up information than their web counterparts — an added bonus.
"Most mobile apps are good for connecting quickly, so you’ll find more singles looking for casual relationships ready to meet on the fly," Julie Spira, a leading authority in online dating advice, tells Mashable.