80points

Down

100points

Hot or Not

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59 facts in comparison

Down vs Hot or Not

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Hot or Not

Why is Down better than Hot or Not?

  • Has push notifications option
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  • Shows who visited your profile
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  • 0.1 higher rating on Google Play
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    4.2vs4.1
  • Has in-app purchases
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  • 0.8 higher rating on the App Store
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    4.3vs3.5
  • Displays user age on profile
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  • Has message notifications
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  • Has a media gallery
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Why is Hot or Not better than Down?

  • Has “message seen” notification
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  • Import your Facebook pictures
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  • Has a behavioral matchmaking feature
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  • Requires detailed profile information
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  • 21 more languages supported
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    32vs11
  • You can send picture messages
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  • Has chat rooms
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  • Tablet-optimised
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General info

1.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
2.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
3.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
You can use a broader range of languages in the app. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.
6.Has in-app purchases
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You can unlock additional content and features by making small purchases within the app.
7.Tablet-optimised
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There is a tablet-optimised version of the app available. This gives a much better user experience than using an app designed for a phone on a tablet.
8.Available on PC
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These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.
The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store. The rating measures the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The score ranges from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).

Profile & Matching

1.Uses GPS to meet people
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You can see who is near to your location, making it easier to meet up.
By rating the daily matches, you help improve the match-making algorithm of the app. Overtime, the daily matches the app suggests should become better suited for you.
Behavioral matchmaking engines monitor the behaviour of thousands of users in order to spot common patterns. This knowledge is then used in helping you to find a match, without having to fill in lots of lengthy questionnaires and so on.
You have to fill out your profile information and answer a general questionnaire (it might be time consuming, but is very useful for finding possible matches).
5.Has search filters
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You can search through singles using filters such as age, education, height or even body type. It is useful if you are looking for something specific.
6.Has swipe action selection
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You can benefit from quickly browsing profiles and deciding yes or no – e.g., swiping right to "like" a user, or swiping left to "take a pass.”
When you log in with Facebook, it will let you know if you and another user have communal friends. This is useful if you want to find people connected to your circle, or even to avoid meeting people who are connected to you.
This feature is aimed at creating real life meet ups, and fast. You can use it at events such as a concert, or even at a coffee shop to see if there are any singles about.
9.Displays user age on profile
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In the profile section there is the option to set your age. This means you can look for matches who are similar in age to you.

Notifications

You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.
If there's a mutual match, meaning that someone you like also likes you, you will be notified straight away.
With push notifications you continue to get important alerts even when the app is closed.
With this feature you can see who visited your profile and who may have an interest in you.
You can set specific notifications to snooze mode if you don’t want to be disturbed during a specific time frame.
6.Has message notifications
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The app will send you a notification when you receive a message from somebody.
7.Has “like” notifications
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The app will send you a notification if somebody likes your profile, or adds you to their favorites.

Messaging features

1.Has a wink/poke feature
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This helps you to quickly and easily let someone know that you are interested in them.
2.You can stay invisible
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You don’t have to logout in order to appear offline.
3.Has chat rooms
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The app has chat rooms where you can interact with large groups of people.
4.Shows that someone is typing
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You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.
5.Shows reply rate
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A high reply rate means that the user answers most of the messages he/she receives.
6.It uses “two-way opt-in”
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This means that you have to add or accept contacts before being able to message. It prevents strangers sending you unwanted messages.
7.Has fun stickers
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Stickers are a quick and fun way to communicate.
You can see the activity history – e.g., “User last active yesterday at 9:30.”
9.You can set your status
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A status can be used to share your mood, what you are doing, or to share important information with all your contacts at once.

Security

1.Has privacy options
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You can change your privacy settings so that not all content is available for public viewing.
The app requires all users to log in with a social network in order to verify one´s identity. Profiles have to have at least a good number of friends and have been active for at least one year.
3.Can be used anonymously
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You can use the app anonymously, ie. you don’t have to reveal your true identity.

Features

The app lets you upload your favorite pictures directly from Facebook.
You can send picture messages, such as photos or drawings, with the app.
3.Has search option
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If you need to find something specific, you can search your data for certain keywords.
4.Has a media gallery
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A media library contains all uploaded files, making search easier and helping you organize the content.
5.Has temporary images
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You can send an image which is programmed to self destruct after a few seconds. This means you can send something a bit daring, as it will disappear once the person has seen it.
6.You can send videos
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You can send videos with the app.
The app lets you upload your favorite pictures directly from Instagram.
8.You can send music files
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You can share music files with your friends.

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