Tinder vs OkCupid: Which is the right dating site for you?

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Despite the fact that Tinder is both a website and a smartphone app that helps you speed up your quest to find the perfect mate, it is not without its flaws. The complete lack of profile pictures is a big turn-off for potential matches who might be interested in a relationship with you. But if you are looking for a one-night stand, Tinder can get you the hookups.

Whereas OkCupid is advertised as a dating site for gay men and women who are seeking a long-term relationship. It is an online service that allows you to meet people who share your interests. The site has the advantage of allowing you to browse potential partners—other than just a straight male or female—by specific criteria.

But how do you decide which dating site to use? First, consider your own gender. If you are only interested in hooking up, then Tinder is the way to go. It’s geared toward casual dating, which was the primary purpose of its creation.

If you are not interested in short-term flings with no expectation of anything lasting, OkCupid would be the better option for you. Since it is designed for a long-term relationship, OkCupid is always in the market for serious flings.

Nevertheless, both sites are places where you can come across compatible, mature singles who are looking for a genuine partner.

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