Verdict: One of the most effective – and convenient – dating apps out there. This means having a handy mutual connection to discuss / slag off when you meet up for drinks.Cons: It's all a little too close to home: what's to stop her feeding your dating tekkers back to your pal?Pros: You can weed out people with traits or points of view you find simply unacceptable. Cons: Too many basic functions are restricted to paid membership. Pros: Unlike most of the other apps, doing the basics on POF – looking at profiles, sending and reading messages – is absolutely free.Verdict: Worth a shot, if only to kill time answering bizarre questions about yourself. Cons: A high number of sexually frustrated virgin-trolls means a lot of women find using it a harrowing experience, which understandably makes them cagey when you come along.Learn more about this free dating app in the video above.Asian Date is a free dating app that lets you meet women from China, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and other countries in Asia.And unlike Tinder, users tend to write a bit about themselves, meaning you have more to go on (and sell yourself with) than just your 5 least-worst selfies. Cons: It is notoriously 'glitchy', with messages disappearing and some functions not working properly.Verdict: The app that started it all, Grindr has been helping men who like men improve their sex lives since 2009. The USP: Members are vetted, and they also run IRL singles events.
is notoriously vigilant about keeping sexed-up apps out of the App Store. We collected some of the most shocking examples below.The USP: Gives you the chance to tell your friends (rather than strangers) that you want to sleep with them.Pros: There is a strange thrill in being able to 'swipe' that acquaintance you've always fancied, asking them for a date (up) or telling them you want to sleep with them (down). Cons: It pulls in every single woman who happens to be your friend on Facebook, even if they haven't joined Down yet (your cowardly come on will be waiting for them if they ever do), making it rather pointless.A couple kisses on the Pont des Arts, on February 14, 2011 in Paris, during the Valentine’s day, traditionnaly the annual celebration of love.AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images) " data-medium-file="https://heavyeditorial.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/109184872.jpg?It could make future beers with your mates a little awkward.