The app only allows users to exchange messages if two users match by both swiping right on each other.
This formula has been incredibly successful - with over 50 million users, Tinder has become a serious contender in the online dating world.
Now Tinder also limits the previously unlimited number of right swipes that you can make in a set time period unless you pay the monthly fee.
Even for devoted Tinder users, this update has been a bit of a disillusionment and many are now looking for an app to take its place.
We spent some time doing some research on the best free alternatives to Tinder currently on the market - the classics, the copy-cats and the creative - because at some point, we're all going to run out of right swipes and need another app to turn to!
These apps put their own spin on the idea of mobile dating, as both focus on the importance of an eventual in-person connection rather than online messaging.
They may not be super popular yet, but apps like these could easily end up being the future of online dating.
How About We How About We cuts right to the first date, whatever your ideal first date may be.
Users fill out a suggestion for a date that they would like to go on, and are then able to browse other date ideas from people nearby.
This is a fun way of keeping online dating focused on the people around you, and is a creative way to express your personality without a questionnaire.
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