The biggest players in the online dating scene tend to emphasize the chance for a lasting connection. But the reality is, plenty of people out there are just looking for something casual. When so much of the dating site marketing promises love, where should casual daters turn for something less serious? The App Store, naturally. Dating apps like Tinder and Grindr have made it easier for people to seek out relationships of all kinds.
Christian Jordal, a licensed family and marriage therapist and certified sex therapist in Philadelphia, says that's a good thing. CasualX is an app designed exclusively for casual relationships. Founded in early , it promises tons of options for people looking to hook up without the confusion of matching with users who might be looking for something more long-term.
Li told us one feature that makes it stand out from the crowd is "moments. And you can see them when you look at anyone's profile.
Plus, CasualX has a few key features to enhance user experience. First, they allow you to enable an unlock pattern that'll keep nosy friends from opening the app on your phone. Second, the company verifies each new profile to cut down on fakes, meaning you can feel more confident that you're messaging with a real person.
A spokesperson for CasualX tells us the app now has about 2. Users can browse in the U. Since Grindr's launch in , it's grown from a humble hookup app used by men the world over to an actual content powerhouse. Read more on that in our feature about the site's launch.
On Grindr , you can browse the profiles of fellow users in your area. And by "in your area" we're talking actual distance in feet. The app also tells you when others are online. Per its press kit, the company boasts 3 million daily active users around the world, and an average of million messages sent each day.
The app's free for basic use, though users can opt for an upgrade to Grindr XTRA to unlock other features. These include extra filters, an "online-only" viewing option, no ads, and more. Launched in , the app boasts 1. Chances are, you know it well.
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