100points

Hot or Not

70points

Tinder

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Hot or Not vs Tinder

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Why is Hot or Not better than Tinder?

  • Has “message seen” notification
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  • Has privacy options
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  • Has a behavioral matchmaking feature
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  • Has search filters
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  • Has chat rooms
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  • Allows you to rate daily matches
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  • Requires detailed profile information
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  • You can send picture messages
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Why is Tinder better than Hot or Not?

  • 0.5 higher rating on the App Store
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    4vs3.5
  • Allows you to specify your sexual orientation
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  • Has two-way video chat
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  • Displays user age on profile
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  • It uses “two-way opt-in”
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  • Has a media gallery
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  • Supports widgets
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  • Displays zodiac sign on profile
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General info

Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
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.
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.
Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
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).
Can be personalised
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You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
Has Twitter sign-in option
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Signing in with your Twitter account can be faster and easier if you don’t want to spend time on a registration page.

Profile & Matching

Uses GPS to meet people
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You can see who is near to your location, making it easier to meet up.
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.
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.
Allows you to rate daily matches
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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.
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).
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.”
Has a compatibility score
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The compatibility score shows how well matched you are to someone, based on different factors such as your interests or your replies in a tailored questionnaire.
Shows mutual Facebook friends
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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.
You can specify your sexual orientation (e.g. heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual), which can make it easier to find a match.

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.
Shows who visited your profile
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With this feature you can see who visited your profile and who may have an interest in you.
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

You can delete past messages, for example if they contain confidential or private information.
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.
You can stay invisible
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You don’t have to logout in order to appear offline.
Has chat rooms
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The app has chat rooms where you can interact with large groups of people.
Has a built-in translator
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With a built-in translator you can easily communicate across different languages.
Shows reply rate
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A high reply rate means that the user answers most of the messages he/she receives.
Shows that someone is typing
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You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.
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.
Has two-way video chat
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You can have a one-on-one conversation with video.

Security

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.
Can be used anonymously
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You can use the app anonymously, ie. you don’t have to reveal your true identity.
Has end-to-end encryption
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End-to-end encryption protects data between two communicating parties and ensures that only the intended receiver can access the unencrypted information.
The app is not connected to your phone number, so you can use it on devices such as tablets without needing a SIM card.
Doesn’t require account
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The app doesn't require you to make an account in order to log in and use the app.

Features

Import your Facebook pictures
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The app lets you upload your favorite pictures directly from Facebook.
You can send picture messages
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You can send picture messages, such as photos or drawings, with the app.
Has search option
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If you need to find something specific, you can search your data for certain keywords.
Has a media gallery
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A media library contains all uploaded files, making search easier and helping you organize the content.
Includes maps
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It includes localized maps to help you see the information easily at a glance. Usually, you can zoom in on the maps and see the desired location with more detail.
Can capture photos
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You can take photos within the app. This allows you to do everything from capturing the image to editing all within one app, instead of having to import an image taken with another camera app.
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Users can upload several pictures in their profile, so you can get a better idea of their physical appearance. It is better to have more pictures if you want to get more attention and be a trusted user.
Has a news feed section
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The news feed section enables you to see the recent activity of your friends/favorites.
Has temporary images
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You can send an image which will delete itself after a short time, so that it won't be saved on the other person’s device.

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