HowAboutWe: Free iPhone Location-based Dating App

Geo-location is used in nearly every kind of mobile application these days. So, why not use it find a date? That’s whatthis free iPhone app aims to provide.

HowAboutWe Dating

Here’s the process the app uses:

– Post a specific date activity such as “get tacos and a drink”
– Compare date ideas posted by other people using the service
– Check photos and profiles
– Send a message to the person about a date

The service looks at date ideas from people in your area. The data locations are powered by Foursquare. HowAboutWe claims that more than 100,000 dates have been posted on their website and that:

88% of those dates are at a specific location. Of those:
23% are active, playful dates
18% involve grabbing a bite or eating a meal
17% involve going to see a concert, art show, museum exhibit or film screening
11% are at a bar

The app moves this experience to the iPhone and is said to be free of hidden fees.

The app has an average customer rating of 4 stars (out of possible 5) with 45 ratings so far.