Whether your idea of a perfect day is watching the A's cream the competition, hiking in the hills, or prowling Chinatown for the best dim sum, there is someone out there waiting to join you in all your adventures.Finding that someone begins with e Harmony and local dating in Oakland.I did some research on the best, most popular dating apps in the Bay Area, and one thing is for certain: It doesn't seem like the the Golden Gate City is slowing down on its app intake anytime soon, especially not when it comes to apps of the dating variety.Whether you live there and you are hoping to expand your horizons, plan to visit and want to know which apps to try while you're in the city, or you're just wanderlusting and thinking about a potential move there someday, here are 10 apps all single San Franciscans should try.This exclusive dating app launched in San Fran, so this is an obvious choice.
Oakland is the hub of everything awesome in the Bay area, and it's pretty amazing in its own right.
This app is most popular in San Francisco, London and New York, according to founder Max Fischer.
Be Linked gets your info directly from Linked In, which means that "users are getting that true sense of who someone is through a highly accountable and trustworthy network," he tells Business Insider. San Francisco is a rambling city — big enough that 70 percent of the population have cars. Happn links users who have crossed paths over the course of a day, taking some of the guesswork out of the equation — if you see a cute girl at a coffeeshop, you can open your app and see if she has Happn too.
Hinge is a popular choice across the board, but SFGate reported about a Hinge study that looked at San Franciscans' opening lines and tried to predict how likely someone might be to reply, depending on what someone kicked things off with.
"The best performing opening lines in the Bay Area focus on nostalgia or youth, while the worst ones involve the entertainment industry," they found, so be sure to ask about your match's first concert when you get the chance.