They also just introduced timed matches which give you 24 hours to send the first message otherwise it expires, encouraging users to make matches more quickly.In theory, Hinge gives you a steady stream of friends of friends I really like Hinge – the fact that it connects you within a certain number of degrees with your Facebook friends makes the matches more realistic.But time and ubiquity have meant that apps like Tinder and Grindr are no longer seen as a source of shame, and they’re just another of the many ways people can try and meet each other in the modern digital age.Inevitably, that success has sparked a wave of imitators and successors, from established dating websites dipping their toes in the app waters, to start-ups with a bright idea and a novel gimmick hoping to make an impression.Where you live and how much you move around will determine whether Happn works for you.Download: i OS / Android / Windows Shtick: Shows you 12 daily matches that are in your Facebook social circle (friends of friends, etc.) Hinge users are 99% college educated, 90% are between 23-36 / Most popular industries include banking, consulting, media and fashion / Live in 38 cities total / 99% of downloads are coming from word-of-mouth. Hinge is one of a clutch of apps that try to leverage your existing social network.
They claim that it’s a great way to find that cute girl you spotted at the supermarket, but in reality it tends to just yield a long list of people you were vaguely near that one time.President Obama announced Thursday an end to the 20-year-old "wet foot, dry foot" policy that allowed most Cuban migrants who reach U. soil to stay and become legal permanent residents after one year. In exchange for the new policy, Cuba has agreed to start accepting Cubans who were issued a deportation order in the United States, something the communist nation has refused to do for decades.President Obama issued a statement Thursday evening saying the U. is working to normalize relations with its one-time foe, and ending this policy was the next logical step."Effective immediately, Cuban nationals who attempt to enter the United States illegally and do not qualify for humanitarian relief will be subject to removal," Obama said. The decision, formalized in a joint statement issued by both governments Thursday, comes as Obama tries to cement his historic opening of diplomatic relations with Cuba and one week before President-elect Donald Trump takes office. dealings with Cuba, and ending the "wet foot, dry foot" policy could affect Trump's plans. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., who has advocated for closer ties with Cuba, praised the move."Individuals on both sides of the U.I've chatted with many and met a couple of women through Hinge.Download: i OS / Android Shtick: One match per day 60% female, 40% male / Median age 28 / Largest cities NYC, LA, SF, Chicago, DC, Boston / 95% have bachelor's degree, 24% Masters or higher Another one that prioritizes friends of friends, but with an extra level of gimmickry to try and stop it from running out of matches.