They suggest ice-breakers for first messages, and the profiles are more in-depth than Tinder. Coffee Meets Bagel reported that there was a percent jump in requests for non-Facebook logins after the Cambridge Analytica scandalwhen an app that Facebook allowed harvested the data of 87 million people for Cambridge Analyticawhich was then thought to be used to help influence the election. Our top picks: Similar to some of the other sites on this list, PlentyOfFish has been free from the very beginningthat is. Bumble, the female-led dating app that allows only women to message first in heterosexual matchesalso lets you create an account sans Facebook — putting women in control of their love lives and their data. Though OkCupid's advertisements may have "DTF" plastered all over them, the site's intentions and matchmaking process are no joke. You'll need to wade through a sea of profiles, which makes it easy to pass over people you might have given a chance under different circumstances.
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