How do you go about meeting people and expanding that group of friends that you have? Sometimes it can be difficult as you don’t always know where to go to meet new faces and let’s face it, it can be pretty intimidating to walk up to a complete stranger and start a conversation. Don't worry, because these next apps have you covered and will have you meeting new people in no time! You'll be able to not only chat with them, but can even meet up with in person if you want.
The best iPad apps for finding people
12 Oct 2015, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
If you're looking to expand your social circle so you've got that many more people to hang out with and have fun with then the Skout app can help you out. Through this app you'll be able to meet new people, chat with them, and then meet them in person. Skout represents people all around the world so no matter where you are you'll be able to find people to connect with. You'll be able to find people based on your location and your preferences and from there you can start chatting with them. Browse through the user profiles whenever you want, see who has been looking at your profile, and even save your favorite people.
- Meet people anywhere in the world
- Meet people based on your current location and the preferences you have set
- Chat with those you meet
- Create a list of Favorite people
- Browse through the profiles of others
- See who is looking at your profile
When it comes to meeting new people the Tinder app is right up there as one of the most popular. Not only is there a good chance your friends are using it but even celebrities talk about it. This is meant to be a user-friendly and fun way to meet people. Tinder will make recommendations of people it thinks you should meet and you can either swipe to the left to pass on them or swipe to the right to like them. It's that easy. Those people then have a chance to pass or like you and if you both pick "like" then a match is made. Matches can chat with each other and see if there is a potential for friendship there.
- Tinder makes recommendations of people you should meet
- You can either pass or like the people it has recommended
- If someone you like chooses "like" back then a match is made
- Matches can chat with one another
It seems as though cupid does exist in the form of the OkCupid Dating app, which can help you find that perfect match. Online dating has never been easier or more fun and what's cool is that you aren't left on your own to figure things out. The app has its own way of calculating matches and provides you with a list of these matches. You'll be able to receive and send an unlimited amount of free messages and you can also check out who is interested in your profile. You can sign up for a subscription package that gets you even more features, allowing you to be that much more social.
- The app uses its own algorithm to make matches and provides you with a list
- You have the ability to receive and send as many messages as you want for free
- There are a number of added tools and features available when you subscribe
You've heard of that saying i"t's a small world," well, the Badoo app sets out to prove that saying. With this app you'll be able to find people who you have unknowingly or knowingly crossed paths with but haven't officially met. Perhaps you share mutual friends, you frequent the same coffee shop in the morning, you ride the same train home after work, or you both share a love of the same art museum. It’s that common thread that can spark a new friendship. The app can show you how many times you've bumped into each other and if you both show you're interested then you can chat with each other.
- Discover whose path you cross on a regular or time-to-time basis
- See how many times you’ve crossed paths
- If you both like each other you can start chatting
- The app is user-friendly and engaging and the user interface is sleek and modern
How many times have you noticed that stranger in your favorite restaurant, sharing the same walk to the office as you, or maybe on campus at the same time, and you've wished you could meet him or her? The happn app is aptly named as it can make meeting those strangers whose paths you cross with "happen." Who knows where the relationship can lead, but first you need to start chatting. The app will help you find out who it is you cross paths with, view their profiles, check out when you last crossed paths, how many times you've crossed paths, and show them you are interested. If they are interested back then you can start to chat.
- The app will help you figure out who you have crossed paths with
- See when you last crossed paths and how many times you crossed paths
- View that person’s profile
- Show that you like them
- Start a convo if the person likes you back
There's no need to search around for the current hangout hot spot because with the Flurv app you'll be able to meet and chat with people whenever you like. The app is a global one meaning there are people using it all around the world so there is never a shortage of conversation and people available. The app will find people located nearby who meet the list of preferences you have pre-set. From there you can start talking with them, send them gifts, check out their photos and their profile, and add them to your list of favorites. You can even earn points when using the app which can then be used to unlock some cool premium features.
- The app is able to locate people nearby
- The list of people you are given will meet with your pre-set preferences
- You can send gifts, check out that person’s photos, and their profile
- Create a list of favorite people
- Earn points that you can use to unlock premium features
The Wekho app is dedicated to filling your curiosity about interesting things that are going on. You'll be able to find out what cool things are happening in your own home town, a city you love to visit, or even where your best friend lives. The idea is that you see things through other people's eyes. You can like things and other community members will like things and this is how the information is curated and shared. The user interface is kept pretty basic so that you can browse and discover items with ease.
- The user interface is engaging and user-friendly
- You will see what’s happening around you from another person’s eyes and get the story from their point of view, which can be totally different
- You can like things so that others can discover them
- You can discover cool things that others are posting
Would you like to find a way to meet new people who share the same interests as you? That's the idea behind the MeetMe app that gives users a chance to chat with others who share their interests. The app currently has more than 100 million people so finding like-minded individuals is pretty easy. Even if you find it hard to chat with people, face-to-face chatting through this app is a totally different experience that is fun, entertaining, and isn't intimidating in the least. Before you know it you will have created a brand-new circle of friends.
- The app makes it possible to meet and chat with people who share your interests
- There are 100 million users of the app all around the world
- This is a great opportunity to meet new people in a way that isn’t scary or intimidating
- The user interface helps to make the experience that much more fun