- With lockdowns ending, single people are ready to get back into the dating scene.
- Online dating remains a favorite way to meet people, with over 270 million users globally in 2020.
- Tinder still dominates the US market, but new apps are winning fans with younger users.
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As hot vax summer rages on with more people fully vaccinated, Americans feel increasingly comfortable meeting face-to-face to date. Dating apps remain a popular way to meet people, with 270 million people globally using apps in 2020, up by 20 million over 2019, Business of Apps found.
Tinder is still the biggest, but younger consumers are looking for more innovative ways to strike up an online conversation. So Insider scanned app-store reviews and social media for this summer’s best dating apps to try out. Whether you’re looking for a deeper connection or an exciting, casual fling, these apps are worth your time.