You can talk with other people of your age about your passions, favorites and other stuff.
You find out for yourself how fun using Crush Zone could be. Crush Zone is totally free and offers mobile friendly interface (instead of mobile app) so you don't have to download anything.
Also, the Android version is missing a few key features — so if you don’t have an i Phone, you may want to skip it for now.
Age limit: 17 and up Available for: i OS and Android What's good: This is another right-swiping app, but with a twist — Bumble has a “women make the first move” rule, which means you need to reach out within 24 hours or the match expires.
Online dating definitely has its perks — it makes it way less intimidating to approach someone you’re into, especially if you’re on the shy side.
You can tweak your profile so you never have to worry about flubbing your first impression.
Find singles within a few miles from you who are anxious to meet you.
When me and my friends were teens, we mostly met potential dates, boyfriends, and girlfriends at school or through friends and family, which wasn’t exactly the fastest or most reliable process.
Also, while the app is free, some features are only accessible with a premium account, which costs .99 a month.
Age limit: 17 and up Available for: i OSWhat's good: One of the crappy things about dating apps is that you’re making a snap judgment based on someone’s profile pic — so you could end up vetoing your soulmate just because they're not your usual type.
The fun thing about Taffy is that everyone’s profile is blurry at first, and the more you chat with someone, the clearer their photo becomes — so by the time you know what they really look like, you already have a pretty good feel for their personality.
And your pool of potential crushes isn’t limited to the handful of people you see at school every single day, so you have way more options.
Most dating apps have pretty strict age restrictions, though, so it can be hard to find one that’s actually geared towards teens.
Age limit: 17 and up Available for: i OS and Android What's good: Skout’s “shake to chat” feature — shake your phone and get randomly paired in a chat with someone nearby — is basically the online-dating-app equivalent of randomly bumping into your soulmate at a coffee shop, rom-com-style.