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Both kinds are popular, so you can’t go just by that.

"I wanted to build something that made it easier to give whoever you were messaging the time they deserve." Hotline is joined by other new apps trying to improve the state of online dating.

Ona, which launched this month, matches users to experts (matchmakers, therapists, dating coaches, online profile editors) to help navigate online dating.

On Hotline, Members can only select up to three matches at a time, unlike Tinder and Bumble where users can swipe endlessly.

"As a casual user of a dating app, it's really not hard to have hundreds or thousands of matches. It's hard to manage thousands of virtual relationships," said Ballantyne, who was a musician until getting into software development three years ago.

Related: This panda is dancing: Poet calls out our addiction to apps "The call itself ended up being a good way to break the ice," said Ballantyne, who ended up dating the woman for a few months after their two-hour phone session.

It can be tough for two busy humans to find time to talk, but Ballantyne said forcing people to play phone tag keeps things spontaneous.

And, there's Hater, a new app that matches people not on the superficial things like physical appearance, education or job ...

but rather, because they hate all the same things as you.

“The fact that e Harmony matched me with several women with whom I shared common interests led me to believe that I was seeing more quality matches.” At the same time, you shouldn’t write off a site just because it’s free.

Even Tinder, despite its reputation for attracting users seeking causal romance, may deserve a more open mind.

Forty-eight percent said Match, a paid site, but Plenty Of Fish (free) and e Harmony (paid) tied for second most popular, with 23 percent apiece.