Following the speed model of raising the stakes by way of a calculated deadline, Once gives you 24 hours to decide if the person you’re set up with is “the one.” If you don’t make a move, they disappear. Once puts users in categories based on looks, hobbies, sexual orientation, and other factors, and sends over a hand-picked match. If you so choose, you can open the lines of communication with that person and make sweet, sweet fire sauce. With the added element of pressure, will the one they send you be the one or just someone?
If you’re reading this right now and seething over the fact that Tinder came out well before 2015, keep calm. This $9.99 upgrade takes Tinder to the next level and targets travelers by allowing users to choose from 140 places around the globe to discover people and chat (or more) before you arrive at your destination.