In addition to bringing singles together, the site also styles itself as a guide to the best cultural events in Stockholm, Gothenburg and also Malmö, where the site was founded. Targeted at foreign professionals working in Sweden, The Local’s very own dating site is an expat dating community of around one million members.The registration process is quick and free after which you can take a few tests to help match you with compatible singles in your area.

They say you can tell a lot by a person’s voice – and this app proves exactly that. Howaboutwe What better way to get to know someone than over a few beers in a pub – or not.

These days, we’re being told, first dates are less about beer and more about doing something edgy and unique.

Although long-term relationships have been known to blossom through Tinder, it’s primarily used as a hunting ground for casual hook-ups.

Don’t expect in-depth profiles listing Sven’s likes and dislikes.

Online dating – or “nätdejting” in Swedish – is booming in a country with a reputation for both shyness and tech-savvy innovations.

We’ve listed ten of the most popular sites and apps and looked at what sets each of them apart - just in time to get you a date for Valentine's Day. Tinder This global mobile app became all the rage among 20-somethings in Sweden in 2014, as well as travellers looking for some holiday fun.

This dating app connects people by interests and hobbies rather than generic profile stats – and allows people to find dates in their area based on what they like doing.

Fingers crossed there is still an option for a few beers in a pub. Whatifi Fresh out of the packet – this app describes itself as ‘the event and location-based social reconnection app’.

All profiles are screened before they’re put up on the site. In order to be approved you have to have an annual income of at least 500,000 kronor and assets of at least 3 million.