Overall impression
Overall impression
  • Easy swipe feature to like a profile or not
  • Millions of members to checkout
  • Members of LGBTQ+ are welcome to register
  • Connect to other apps like Spotify, Snapchat, etc
  • Lack of security when it comes to the authenticity of a profile
  • Limited profile information available
  • Swipe decisions are based on photos in just a matter of seconds, making Tinder a bit superficial
  • A dating app good for people looking for friendship or casual dating
  • Free to join, but premium features can be accessed with credits or a premium membership
  • Majority of users are late teens and young adults
  • It has a high percentage of member activity
  • It is available to download for free
active weekly
daily logins
Free Services
Free Services
  • Tinder App Download
  • Registration
  • Left swipe
  • Upload a profile picture
  • Find members near your location
  • One super like per day
  • Use of search filters
  • Browsing member profiles
  • Messaging premium members
  • Basic messaging and quick flirts
  • Participating in Encounters matching game
  • Viewing who visited your profile
  • Use the 'Lookalikes' special search function
  • Verify your profile
Fee-Based Services
Fee-Based Services
  • See members who like you
  • Match instantly
  • Unlimited likes and right swipes
  • Be on top of the line
  • Find members around the world
  • Rewind your swipe
  • Access to Top Picks
  • View who liked you
  • Highlight your messages
  • See who put you on their favorites list
  • Undo your vote on Encounters
  • Browse the site anonymously
  • Chat with new users first
  • Become a featured member
  • Send Crush alerts
  • Increase your popularity
  • Give gifts
  • Activate stickers
Costs and Prices
Costs and Prices
Tinder Plus
  • 1 Month: 17.99 USD / Month
  • 6 Months: 9.00 USD / Month
  • 12 Months: 6.00 USD / Month
Badoo Premium
  • 1 Day: 0.79 USD
  • 1 Month: 12.99 USD / Month
  • 3 Months: 10.66 USD / Month
  • 6 Months: 8.00 USD / Month
  • 1 Lifetime: 79.99 USD

Tinder and Badoo are two popular dating apps that differ in their matchmaking and user experience approaches.

Tinder is a widely used dating app known for its simplicity and easy-to-use interface. It allows users to swipe left or right on profiles to show interest in potential matches. With features like Super Likes and Boosts, Tinder makes it easier for users to get more visibility and matches.

Badoo, on the other hand, is a social networking app that also includes dating features. It allows users to browse profiles, send messages, and play fun games with other users. Badoo is more focused on creating social connections, making it a good option for those looking for both dating and social networking.

If neither Tinder nor Badoo suits your preferences, you might want to try Tantan, another popular dating app that is more popular in Asia. Tantan allows users to swipe through profiles and offers unique features like voice messages and games to play with potential matches. It's a great alternative to consider if you want something different from Tinder or Badoo.

DatingScout.com Author Chris Pleines
Chris Pleines
Founder of Datingscout and Author of Online Dating for Dummies
Chris founded Datingscout 14 years ago, and today he is one of the leading Online Dating Experts. He is the co-author of Online Dating for Dummies and the author of the Internet's largest online dating study analyzing 20 Million Profile Pictures with artificial intelligence. He also appeared in numerous television interviews and publications to give expert advice as well as tips about online dating.