Date My School - This app merges the experience of a traditional dating site with the new breed of apps’ focus on user location.The app functions like a gated campus, allowing users to search for singles who are either current students or alumni of your selected school.You work out whose place is free and then you get to it.
Traditional dating sites like and e Harmony have always been a hard sell on college campuses, where the incredible density of young single people all living in the same buildings makes turning to the Internet to find love seem unnecessary and old-fashioned.
But now, a new breed of dating services is making headway with this younger and more carefree demographic.
The invitation-only app (which has yet to launch, but which is coming soon to i OS and Android and has already attracted tons of press) initially works like Tinder: Upload a photo, designate which gender(s) you’re interested in and then start choosing fellow users who tickle your fancy.
If you match with someone, however, it’s expected that you will just immediately do the deed.
Some have used the app for long-term or more formal dating, but it also has a reputation for hookups, where you can meet someone near you for a quick romantic rendezvous." data-reactid="36"Tinder - Probably the buzziest dating app out there, Tinder is like a location-based “hot or not” for the i Phone or Android.
Some have used the app for long-term or more formal dating, but it also has a reputation for hookups, where you can meet someone near you for a quick romantic rendezvous. Pure - Pure is like Tinder’s seedy, steamy cousin: It only exists to set people up for the night.
The makers of Grindr actually released a version aimed at straight users, called Blendr, but it never caught on, perhaps because the safeguards of Tinder were not in place.
Snapchat - Not technically for dating, but certainly an app that has been used to facilitate it, Snapchat is the megapopular photo-messaging service that allows Android and i Phone users to send each other pictures and videos that disappear forever after a designated amount of time (10 seconds is the maximum length).
To keep out poseurs or frauds, you’ll need an “.edu” email address to prove that you are a current student, or a match in the alumni records of your selected university to prove that you actually attended classes.
Once you’re in, you can find coeds on your campus who share your interests, all without stepping out of your dorm room or actually talking to anybody." data-reactid="45"Date My School - This app merges the experience of a traditional dating site with the new breed of apps’ focus on user location.
These apps are available first (or only) on smartphones; rely heavily on serendipity and the immediate proximity of fellow users; and deliver quick acceptance or dismissal, rather than courtships gamed out over lengthy questionnaires that are aimed at predicting longer-term compatibility.