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.
Besides the convenience dating apps have brought into our lives, there are also ones that are saving us money while we search for a hookup, date, relationship, or whatever else our heart desires.
Here are our 13 Best Free Dating Apps, chosen not just for their lack of price but for their reputations, features, and uniqueness.
Applause found that, in general, the most popular US dating apps trailed other apps in quality by 23 points (out of 100).