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The downside is that short profiles make it harder to figure out what a lot of people are looking for.
Knowing very little about a person can also make initial messaging a lot more challenging.
Unfortunately in my experience Ok Cupid has become a bit of a ghost town.
Happn matches you with people who are located nearby.If you want to play the odds when it comes to online dating, you need to be swiping where everyone's swiping.On the upside, the profiles are brief, which helps you to make decisions quickly.Changes in the last few years have made Ok Cupid a bit more like Tinder (both owned by the same company) focusing more on swiping and eliminating the ability to message a user without matching with them first.You can still send a message -- it just won't show up in the recipient's inbox unless you match.And the prompts provided by Hinge do help create more engaging profiles.Hinge's current slogan is simply "Designed to be deleted," and if a serious relationship is what you're looking for, this is the dating app I would recommend.I shouldn't have to look up online tutorials to figure out how to use a dating app. I was also disappointed in the notifications, which I found too pushy.CMB was constantly "gently" reminding me to message people I'd matched with.For people who like a little extra hand-holding, CMB isn't the worst option.However, I found the app confusing to use, with too many features and a lot of gimmicks.