Prior to 2date4love, dating websites that catered to the stigmatized were mostly reserved for people with STDs to disclose, including STDsoulmates.com, Positive and Dating With Brashier’s site, users upload a photo and publicize their interests, be it nightlife, career, family or travel, just as they would on Plenty of Fish or Lavalife.
Getting beyond the small talk it gets down to the nitty-gritty of what you want, what you really, really want.
Verdict: You don’t need Facebook to log into this one and can choose a nickname.
Verdict: Good for couples or f*** buddies who want to spice things up in a safe way. Lowdown: An Android app that turns your phone into a vibrator. Can be controlled remotely by your partner, making even long distance hook-ups possible. Your photo and tagline are only displayed for an hour at a time, which also means you’d better move fast.
Verdict: Call us prudes, but we’re not keen on the thought of our phone (that goes so close to our face) being used as a sex toy. Once you’re a member, you submit a request and state whether you’re looking for a man or a woman and where you’d prefer to meet. Lowdown: Down is an updated version of Bang With Friends.
Lowdown: This app combines selfie-taking with Netflix. Guys take a selfie and post it along with what they’re watching.
If a girl likes both offerings, she fires back a selfie mimicking his, opening up a chat.’ Verdict: This is a genius marketing strategy, because everyone knows what Netflix and Chill *really* means.However, there are other date options available here too, suggesting this app is more meet-up than hook-up.I guess the question is, how much you value your kink?Lowdown: Bumble calls itself a feminist app; for any matches that happen, the woman must start the chat within 24 hours, or it disappears.It finds your Facebook friends and friends of your Facebook friends.