And while swiping through potential matches from the comfort of our phones was certainly exciting, less so was the waiting game that followed after you racked up your matches. So some entrepreneurs decided to create dating apps that gave women more control over the process.From hand-picking the men allowed on the site to keeping your profile pic hidden, these apps put the power in your hands: As you might remember from the article she wrote for us, the cofounder of Tinder, Whitney Wolfe, launched Bumble much in the same image as her former app, but with a twist.The process feels less frenzied than apps like Tinder, as the women get to choose the select few who they want to pursue.

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Women peruse the men's responses (and profiles), then they can choose to message the ones who interest them.

When you message a man, he can then see your profile picture, but it remains private to everyone else on the app.

As you can imagine, when they decided to offer a Yahoo online dating site (Yahoo Personals), it was a big deal for relationship dating.

You are able to read your personal messages and search for free - viewing profiles and member photos.Women are prompted to invite one single male friend when they sign up, so the app is all about creating a quality-not-quantity dating pool of guys.If you've tried any of the above apps, let us know what you thought.That means quicker and more accurate results when searching for a date, even if a more specialized one (such as: Asian dating, black dating, Christian dating, gay dating, Jewish dating, married dating, or senior dating).It won't be a problem as Yahoo Personals is a straightforward website with easy navigation and tools.“We couldn’t be more excited to be managing Katie Garfield.