They're told their mind-numbing quota: filtering 2,000 photos an hour.Over five days in a sterile office, they learn to recognize and moderate increasingly unnerving examples of forbidden online imagery, starting with nudity and culminating in child pornography and what seems to be graphic bodily harm—a kind of real-life, South Asian for the social media age.Coffee Meets Bagel gives users just a single match per day, facilitating more meaningful connections rather than the dime a dozen approach of Tinder.Unfortunately, like Hinge, the user base isn't anywhere near as big."We cut out the clutter, the creeps and the games," their website boasts, and by all accounts there are far less creeps than you would find on Tinder. The userbase is much smaller, and with the added restriction of only showing friends of friends, you may not be given many options.
e Harmony then uses 'science' to find you the matches with the highest likelihood of compatibility.Dear Lifehacker, I've been looking at getting back into the dating game, but trying to figure out what service is going to be best for me is proving to be really difficult. A 2014 CHOICE review looked into some of Australia's most popular dating sites, looking at price, demographics and Australian usership. It's just a matter of finding out what site or app is going to serve you best.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.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.