The downside is that short profiles make it harder to figure out what people are looking for.
Knowing very little about a person can also make initial messaging more challenging.
Frankly, if I saw a cute guy in a coffee shop, I'd just approach him rather than check to see if he's on Happn.
I eventually disabled the app after receiving the following notification: "Show [match name] who's boss and break the ice today!
" Should a potential future relationship be rooted in a hierarchical power dynamic?
You'll need to wade through a sea of profiles, which makes it easy to pass over people you might have given a chance under different circumstances. I have friends who've met spouses through Ok Cupid. In fact, I've been on Ok Cupid, on and off, for roughly the last 11 years.
Profiles are much more in-depth than most dating sites, and if you answer a seemingly endless series of questions, they will spit out a reasonable Match/Enemy percentage ratio on profiles to help you gauge compatibility.
For people who like a little extra hand-holding, CMB isn't the worst option.
However, I found the app confusing to use, with too many features and too many gimmicks.
At the end of the day, I have friends who've had good matches on CMB, but it isn't my favorite app.
Happn matches you with people who are located nearby.
Of course, some of us are trying to meet new people, far removed from our everyday lives.