Applause found that, in general, the most popular US dating apps trailed other apps in quality by 23 points (out of 100).
Download Coffee Meets Bagel (i OS, Android) Ok Cupid uses a comprehensive profile and a series of questions to determine what "percentage" you'll match with someone.
But on its app, the interface functions much like Tinder, letting you swipe yes/no to people around you.
It has features like photo verification, which lets you confirm that your photos are actually you.
Download Zoosk (i OS, Android) Match was one of the original online matchmaking services, and bills itself as having made the most dates, relationships, and marriages.
It quickly became a smash hit, and recently sold a majority stake to a Chinese gaming company.
Download Grindr (i OS, Android) Zoosk recently had to lay off a third of its staff after being crushed in the market by apps like Tinder.
But regardless, there were stark differences between popular apps like Tinder, Ok Cupid, Bumble, and Hinge.
We have previously reviewed the major dating apps from both a woman's and man's perspective, but we were surprised which apps did the best in an analysis of user reviews.
New research from the Pew Research Center shows that in the past two years, the percentage of US adults who had used a dating app tripled.
But that doesn't mean all dating apps are created equal.
Cons: If the date goes horribly, there are no assurances you won't bump into her when you're buying milk a few days later.