Bumble offers an experience that’s very similar to Tinder, but with a twist: Women have to start the conversation.
If they don’t, the match will disappear after 24 hours, although you can upgrade to a paid account to keep matches around longer.
There's no need to feel nervous about internet dating – unlike many South African dating sites, we verify each new member to make sure that everyone is genuine, so all you need to worry about is finding a compatible match.
Whether ‘home’ is Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth or elsewhere, Elite Singles offers you a local dating service which helps you easily meet compatible singles in your city.
While we can’t recommend them, we hope we can save you the trouble of experiencing them yourself.
Take it from us, e Harmony was just a worse version of
We like Ok Cupid's whole package — a huge user base, slick interface, the fact that it’s free — but its real strength lies in its robust matching algorithm.
It not only asks you questions about your personality, likes, and dislikes (“Do you think women have an obligation to keep their legs shaved?
Our technology provides a smooth browsing experience so you meet your match easily.
It organizes in-person events like speed dating, happy hours, and game nights for its members to help accelerate the search for “the one,” and it works — studies have shown it’s one of the top two sites to produce marriages.
(Match.com’s user base is slightly older, too, which may indicate more people who are ready to settle down.) However, Match lacks the robust matching algorithm of Ok Cupid — it came in fourth place for good matches in our testing — and isn’t as streamlined as Tinder or Bumble. We also tested three other sites: e Harmony, Plenty of Fish, and Zoosk.
Our i OS app is therefore designed and optimised for those wanting to set up dates while out and about.
You can complete the personality test, easily upload photos and fill out your profile details, all on the go!