These services allow their users to provide information about themselves in a short profile which is either stored in their phones as a dating ID or as a username on the mobile dating site.
They can then search for other IDs online or by calling a certain phone number dictated by the service.
Established in 1998, the Livelinks’ phone dating service allows singles to connect with one another in order to make instant and real connections.
Asian Date is a free dating app that lets you meet women from China, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and other countries in Asia.
If you have family ties to Asia, or are just a fan of Asian culture, this dating app can help put you in touch with matches that are perfect for you.
Several new apps, considered social networking apps or social discovery apps, were featured in this year's Mobile Dating Boot Camp.
The convenience of dating from your mobile phone not only results in meeting more people, but it also speeds up the process from initial contact to meeting in person, and it allows you to connect through Facebook to see if you have friends in common, which gives instant credibility to your potential date.