), whether you want someone to attend an event with you tonight or are feeling social and don't want to check out that new bar alone. There are plenty of apps to get a last-minute date (thank you, technology!Or, perhaps you want to stick to Klique's initial meeting experience — your friend group meeting up with another friend group.You can go out to a bar, or go do an activity date (or non-date), like bowling.Every guy I met on the app wanted a relationship, and a couple became boyfriends.Of course, when swiping, read profiles so you see if you and your match are looking for the same thing, i.e., a fling or not (more and more people seem to state this lately).With Be Linked, you match with people via Linked In, and it’s actually the first dating app to leverage Linked In’s professional network.
You can be short and sweet — comment on their profile and ask an open-ended question. You'll have plenty of time for longer and wittier messages later.But since the goal is finding a date for tonight, you may want to start matching with people at this very moment, so that the messaging can begin, and the weeding-out-your-date can begin, too.And even though some people still think Tinder is for hooking up, I beg to differ and never had a Tinder hookup date.ICYMI, Bumble is the dating app where women message men first — at least in heterosexual pairings.(With same-sex pairings, either person can message first.) Plus, the app gives you a deadline, so once you and someone match, you have 24 hours to write to them. After all, how many times do you match with someone and you tell yourself you'll write to them "later," but then later never comes?When I met my Bumble boyfriend last year, I'd also seen him on Happn, and the app said he and I were crossing paths numerous times each day.It turned out that the apartment I was subletting was down the block from his work.You may have heard of Happn, the free dating app that uses geotracking and lets you know when you crossed paths with a potential match.Though this concept may seem a bit creepy, I think it's genius.Plus, many people seem to be glued to their dating apps, so, chances are, they'll see your message right away.And, as you know, many apps tell you when someone was last online and/or you can see if they've read your message, and these are definitely benefits when it comes to finding a last-minute date. Of course, you can match and message with multiple people (everyone's doing it!