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Tinder has a very young skew, with 50 per cent of users aged 18-24, 34 per cent aged 25-35 and only eight per cent aged 35-44.

It also has a reputation for being more of a 'hook-up' app than one for dating, although it has been used as both with some success, by all accounts.

Most members are reported to be in their 20s and 30s, although e Harmony also caters to a 'large number' of older users.

Its approach is quite different to RSVP's however, requiring you to fill out a detailed questionnaire that will let you indicate just what you're looking for in a match.

happn is one of the hottest new Tinder alternatives, using a similar premise but supposedly with more success.

This app brings up people you have passed as you go about your day-to-day business, allowing you to like or pass on the people you've 'happn'd' upon that day.

e Harmony then uses 'science' to find you the matches with the highest likelihood of compatibility.

Moving on to more modern dating apps (although RSVP and e Harmony have incorporated apps, they are still far more browser-centric services), the most obvious contender is Tinder.

If you want to meet someone with a specific thing in common, there are plenty of niche dating sites popping up as well.

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Coffee Meets Bagel is a dating app designed by women -- three sisters, to be precise -- and is designed for a much more considered approach to online dating.

Coffee Meets Bagel gives users just a single match per day, facilitating more meaningful connections rather than the dime a dozen approach of Tinder.