If that interface is too chaotic for you, tap the “quickmatch” option, which restricts the results to photos only.

Dating apps kind of suck — just ask anyone between the ages of 21 and 35.

Despite this, they’ve become the normal way to meet people and ask them out. Because everyone else is using dating apps, it’s tough to avoid using them. To help you navigate the deluge of dating apps currently flooding the market, however, we’ve picked eight Tinder is one of the most famous dating apps out there, and the obvious first choice in our list of the best dating apps.

When you exit back to the list, there’s no guarantee that it’ll be in the same order or that it will return you to the spot you scrolled down to, making it extremely obnoxious to keep track of what you’ve already viewed.

Worse, you can’t see who has liked you unless you pay for an upgrade. If you don’t reply, they’ll probably just keep on messaging you, too. Facebook verification helps block a percentage of bots and catfishers from creating accounts, so without it Ok Cupid loses a level of accountability.

First off, Tinder the app requires you to have a Facebook account in order to enable it, and you have to be over 18.

Once enabled, you can set up a concise profile that consists of a 500-character bio and up to six images (we suggest always including a photo).

You can load up to nine photos and have a much more prolific profile, too, and if you’ve entered any ice breakers into your profile, the app will send one of them to a bagel you’ve connected with as the first message for greater convenience.

The fact that the chat room expires after a week puts some pressure on you to exchange phone numbers or meet up in real life, or to just quietly fade away without any fuss.

You also have to tap on a user’s small image to see a larger version and the person’s profile, which is simply too large for an app.