Best Gay Dating Apps Of 2014
There’s now a number of gay dating apps available for gays to use to find love, a date, or just some casual fun.
4Guys reviews the best gay dating apps of 2014 and provides their key features.
Whether you’re looking for a lover, friend, or a friend with benefits, there’s an app for that! rukkle lists our best gay dating apps along with each applications key features.
Grindr was initially launched in 2009 and quickly became the most popular gay dating app. Presently, they boast that they have over 4 million gays in 192 countries. As well, there’s 10,000 new users downloading each day.
Its latest update introduces ‘tribes’ which allows you to choose the group that you most connect to. As well, filter features that let you remove those guys that don’t interest you.
Scruff states that over 50 million messages are exchanged every week on their gay dating app. A quick visit to their app’s Facebook page and it shows that over 385,000 people like them.
SCRUFF tends to attract the bears and jocks crowd, but there’s still plenty of regular gays on there too.
Hornet refers to itself as the gay dating app that Grindr should have been. Which could be why Grindr recently adopted some of its filter features.
Hornet allows you to have both private and public photos. Plus, it lets you scope out guys wherever they are in the world. This helps with planning future business or pleasure trips ahead instead of last minute browsing upon arrival.
GROWLr is one of our best gay dating apps, as it focuses on finding gay bears near you. It claims to have over 2 million gay bears and their admirers awaiting you.
Like other apps, you can send private messages and pictures; however, they also feature voice memos too. Plus, it has up-to-date bear bar listings in your local neighbourhood.
Take the best of Manhunt’s popular website in your pocket with their gay dating app. The app lets you browse through Manhunt’s over 4 million gay/bi/curious men. You can find guys close to you and have access to your buddy list.
This app allows you to easily transition from their website to app and back, which is why it’s one of our best gay dating apps.
Bender allows you to find gay, bi, or curious guys nearby. Bender bills itself as the #1 dating app in Spain and has over 200,000 downloads a month worldwide.
Presently, used in over 160 countries and it differentiates itself by allowing you to send video messages, have up to 10 profile photos, and the ability to lock the app with a pin code. Plus, there’s even a built in translator allowing you to chat with guys in different languages.
Guy Spy claim to be second to none when it comes to gay dating apps. Guy Spy allows you to upload multiple photos at a time. Plus, you can even offer a personal voice greeting to visitors to your profile.
Plus, with their buddy and favourites lists, you can keep track of all those that you’ve enjoyed chatting with or want to chat with in the future too.
For those looking for something a less risque than other apps, Distinc.tt may be the gay dating app for you.
It’s states that it’s the only gay dating app on iTunes approved for those 12 and up. Which clearly differentiates it from our other best gay dating apps and focuses more on socializing.
What’s your best gay dating app? Which one’s have you used before? Which gay dating app gives you the most success? Leave your comment below or tweet us @rukkle.
We’ve been receiving lots of e-mails about apps that we should add to this list. Here’s a couple that have come up a number of times…
Available in multiple languages, the Jack’d app boasts “over 5 million gay guys in your area or around the world!” and it claims to be “the fastest-growing gay app in the world”.
The initial download is free and from there, there are some in-app purchases available, ranging in price from $1.99 – $19.99.
u2nite is a 100% free gay dating app, allowing you to use all of its features and functionalities without any limitations.
Like many other gay dating apps, u2nite shows you other users in your area, however your search for partners is anonymous and secure as the app blurs your exact location.