Hinge Makes TIME’s Top Apps of 2014


It’s that time of year when end of year lists are out in full force, and dating app Hinge has made it into TIME’s top 10.

Recognising the best mobile apps of the year, the Washington-based friend of a friend matchmaking app was the only dating app included.

Hinge joined number one app Snapchat, which continued its surge in popularity this year, and Uber, which made the list because of their impressive growth and valuation and despite their controversies throughout the year.

The top 10 list was:

  1. Snapchat
  2. Uber
  3. WhatsApp
  4. Venmo
  5. Flappy Bird
  6. Hinge
  7. PhotoMath
  8. Rooms (by Facebook)
  9. 2048
  10. Kim Kardashian: Hollywood

Simon Edmunds

Simon is the former editor of Global Dating Insights. Born in Newcastle, he has an English degree from Queen Mary, London and after working for the NHS, trained as a journalist with the Press Association. Passionate about music, journalism and Newcastle United.

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