Among the most frustrating aspects of Tinder is the constant back-and-forth it takes to actually set up a date—pending you want a date to be more than an ice cream and love-making sesh, an event I’ve coined the “cone-n-bone.” How About We has always been about bypassing the low-grade chitchat by immediately supplying a date spot for you and your new date to talk about the idea of eventually having pre-coital ice cream. If you're looking for better options, here's a bunch of apps you should try to help those achy swipe-ridden fingers relax.After all, you’re both there for the same thing.” Isn’t that what we all want? Not that we’re an underdog community or anything, but there’s no harm in adding some specificity to a dating app.Validation and discretion rolled into one neat little package? Cosmo lays it out for everyone to understand: "Instead of asking if you're single or taken, or looking for men or women, Bristlr simply asks if you have a beard.” This English dating site simply shaved off a major part of the competition.They call themselves “the Uber for dates,” and speed and discretion is the name of the game with Pure, which is probably named incorrectly.Similar to Tinder, Pure only shows you people who are nearby, and are up for a date right now. Business Insider reports that an estimated 50 million people use Tinder every month, with over one billion swipes per day. Of the billion swipes happening across the dating platform, there are only 12 million matches—just over one percent, making the rate of success pretty damn low.
Users put in a specific time for romance and the peeps at How About We search through your matches for those who’ve also opted in for the same date.Why it’s better than Tinder: Not everyone has a beard and that dramatically decreases the pool of available men who aren’t you, making your chances of finding a match higher.Why it’s better than Tinder: You have a way, way, way better chance of hooking up with someone without any stigma.Digital Trends reports: “You’ll never feel out of bounds sharing your desires.But unlike Tinder’s long string of damning evidence, your conversational history and racy photos are automatically deleted within an hour.
This gives you privacy and a reason to act quickly.