Coffee Meets Bagel sends one potential friend-of-a-friend match to your inbox every day at noon.The “bagel” is based on specific profile information and preferences, such as religion, height and personal details.Those who mutually rate each other at a four or higher will get introduced via email.

Grindr calculates exactly how many feet away your next potential match is. Those interested in putting passion first can find a match based on sexual chemistry, with ihookup.

The ultimate goal – if you’re both interested – is to end up zero feet away. Don’t expect to find a long-term relationship here, though – shocking, I know.

Instead, it encourages them to score the date with – not wits or smarts – but gifts. Post an update like “Who wants to go surfing this afternoon?

On this site, unique date ideas attract potential matches. ” and like-minded individuals nearby can opt to join in on the fun.

With the rise of photo apps like Tinder, it’s clear there are much quicker and quirkier ways to find your better half. The drinks are prepaid and Grouper tells you exactly where to meet up, so all you have to do is decide who should tag along. Maybe all three of you will find a love connection.

Whether you’re looking for friendship, a random hookup or location-based love, there’s a slew of dating apps and websites out there for every kind of single. Formerly called “Bang with Friends,” this app lets you find friends on Facebook who are willing to get down tonight. Friends won’t know who’s selected them unless the feeling is mutual.

With some 5.8m people over 45 living alone and some 1.7m women over 65 who are widowed in the UK, online dating for the over-50s has become big business.

New entrant my Lovely goes live on Friday, with a business proposition aimed at those over 50s.

Creating a profile, browsing singles and finding matches is free, but you’ll need to pony up a membership fee of about per month to enjoy all the benefits, like emailing members.