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I remember being a year-old kid on Myspace, with all of the worry that surrounds getting into a sticky situation after agreeing to meet up with someone on the site. As society became more comfortable with the digital aspects of our everyday lives, it is more acceptable for people to meet up with someone that they have met online or through an app. I spent a week on Tinder, Kik and OkCupid to check out the world of digital dating. Tinder and Kik are among the most popular chat apps, and OkCupid is a popular social and dating website that now has an app. Tinder uses GPS and your current location to find people around you who also use the app.
The interface is easy to work with, kik hooking up the features are easily identifiable. There are a large variety of users on Tinder, and users have the option to change the distance, age range and gender of the potential matches that the app finds.
Tinder only notifies you if you and another user have both swiped right on each other. Kik is all around less automatic than Tinder and OkCupid, because even though the app can import your contacts who also use Kik, you have to manually search for new users by their username. Inwhen chat apps were starting to gain momentum. The majority of the people I encountered using OkCupid seem generally more serious about getting to know someone, whereas on Tinder it was not uncommon to skip to the part about hooking up after a bit of small talk.
OkCupid users seemed generally more mature and had a higher age range of users than both Tinder and Kik. The site allows you to fill in answers to a lot of profile and interest questions that allow for a decent snapshot of what that person might be like.
OkCupid s you every time someone messages you, likes your profile and for other miscellaneous notifications. The s can be a little overwhelming, but the feature can be turned off or adjusted. The OkCupid app may work better for those who think push notifications are less inundating than s. When viewing a profile, OkCupid lists two percentages that estimate how much of a match or enemy the person may be, based on differing interests. This is a potential disadvantage.
Kik stayed more dormant than the other two because it did not automatically find people near me or with similar interests.
If you want something that goes a little bit further, with a better foundation for actually getting to know someone, OkCupid is the better way to go. Go to rockymountainstudentmedia. Inwhen chat apps were starting to gain momentum Screenshot from OkCupid. Contact the Collegian Editor-in-chief: Katrina Leibee editor collegian.
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I used Kik, Ok Cupid and Tinder for a week