Similarly to the UK and Australia, the United States and Canada rank Tinder as their top dating app.

An hour and a half of checking, swiping and sifting through messages.

If people have ninety minutes a day to spend on an app, surely the “no time to go out and meet people” argument doesn’t stand.

Tinder and Happn made online dating more accessible and less embarrassing to younger people.

You don’t have to be ashamed of it any more, because most of your friends use it”.

You do hear stories about people who have met their perfect partner through a dating app.

However, I do feel there is a danger of over-relying on these apps for major decisions. They were created to assist in life, not replace it.

Update Star includes support for many languages such as English, German, French, Italian, Hungarian, Russian and many more.

You can choose your language settings from within the program.

Colombia, Chile, Brazil and Argentina rank Badoo as their favourite dating app, beating Tinder by a small percentage.

According to research conducted for the BBC, dating apps are the most popular when compared to other apps.

In 2013, only 45 reports of crimes mentioned Tinder or Grindr – this jumped to 412 in the year up to October 2015.