Connecting to your Facebook account in order to serve up more-compatible friends-of-friends, this i Phone-only dating service delivers you a match (or “bagel”) each day at noon.

You have 24-hours to like or pass on your person, and if that person also likes you, the app opens up a private text messaging line to get the conversation started.

And though its service is free for looking, you have to pay to play.

(or, more accurately, message someone who gives you the butterflies.) Match is available for free on the App Store and Google Play. Meetup: If you’re surprised to see a group activity app on this list, perhaps you haven’t considered how sexy “common interests” and “pursuing your passions” can be.

But if you don’t have an animal in your life, there are several reasons you should reconsider.

First, by getting you out for a couple of daily walks, dogs are good for your heart.

Modern science, however, gives us far more than just one potential partner.

For example, according to the math of It’s Okay to Be Smart, New Yorkers awash in a sea of eight million other city dwellers have at least 850 love connections — those are some numbers you can work with.Tip the dating game odds in your favor by using one of these apps to meet your match: 1.Anomo: Anonymous apps have gotten a bad wrap recently, but one of their upsides is how they help shy people open up while still feeling protected.e Harmony also gives you insight into on your own personality that you may have never realized before.Then, serving potential mates up just a few at a time, you can use secure messaging to delve even deeper before diving into an actual date. Finding a mate who’s also a member of The Tribe can be even harder.With more than 19 million users and at least 500,000 monthly meet-ups, the odds that you’ll find someone who shares your love for anything from acupressure to zip-lining are pretty good.