And, of course, because you know friends in common, you're both more accountable and less likely to act like jerks when faced with the prospect of real world social blowback.Users log in via Facebook accounts, enter preferences, sexual orientation, location and age.
A premium subscription adds other features, such as refined search tools and the ability to see users who have liked you.
New features include GIF messaging, uploading profile photos from your phone and the ability to 'like' chat messages.
Hinge (Android, i OS) tries to take the awkward randomness out of meeting people online by making sure that it introduces you to people that you share mutual Facebook friends with.
You create a simple profile with a handful of photos and a few sentences about yourself, then throw yourself at the Internet's mercy. If you like one, swipe the photo to the right; otherwise, swipe to the left.
If you both swipe right, you can send messages and set something up.