You may have hundreds of Facebook or LinkedIn friends, but how many of them have you met in person? You should start thinking about breaking from the norm of adding new contacts on Facebook or LinkedIn and meet some cool people in your city in person.

Your smartphone can help along with that process, and is a great starting point for finding new people, friends you can actually met in person.

We have compiled a collection of some of the best apps for finding new people. Give it a look, and let us know which apps you will find useful.

1. Skout

Skout is the global network for meeting new people.

Instantly meet people near you or around the world. Discover new friends at a local bar or in new city. Use exciting in-app features to increase your chances of friending or chatting!


2. Tinder

Tinder finds out who likes you nearby and connects you if you’re both interested.

Tinder shows you someone nearby it thinks you should know and lets you anonymously like or pass. If someone you like happens to like you back, then Tinder makes an introduction & lets you chat within the app.

3. Meetup

Find people doing fun things near you – make professional connections and meet new friends.

Meetup groups of people with shared interests plan meetings and form offline clubs in local communities around the world.

4. Speeksy

Meet new people based on shared Facebook interests.

Speeksy is a way to connect with new people by taking all of the topics you’ve liked in Facebook and finding others that have liked those same things.

5. Meetville

Meetville is a dating site for singles & personals, one of the best places to meet new people. The app helps singles find love, romance, new friends and long-term relationships.
Meetville provides singles with the easiest way to meet love and romance and renew their dating life.

6. citysocializer

Meet new groups of people in your city and do more of the things you like, when you like.

Find great activities in your city and join a group of people to go there with. citysocializer lets you enjoy a great social life without the pain of organizing one.

7. Townhang

Townhang helps you find interesting events, happenings, and activities in your city.
Do more with your leisure time, locally. Townhang rekindles the joy of making new friends and discovering what your city has to offer.

8. Grouper

Grouper sets up drinks between two groups of friends: three guys and three girls (or three guys and three guys, etc.). The first step is applying for membership.
Once you’re accepted, you’ll get your first invite to set up a Grouper and can finalize the two friends you’ll bring along with you. You bring 2 friends, they bring 2 friends – you all meet new people.

9. Highlight

Highlight gives you a sixth sense about the world around you, showing you hidden connections and making your day more fun.
Highlight is a location-based app that helps you meet people in your area. Highlight is not necessarily aimed towards finding dates, but perhaps a friend or a business contact.

10.  HowAboutWe

HowAboutWe promises you’ll go on real dates, in the real world. HowAboutWe recommends date activities for both singles and couples.
The app offers the ability to post local date ideas, to browse ideas from others, and to see who’s online nearby.

11. Here on Biz App

It’s about time you met some of your LinkedIn connections for a short business meeting. Here on Biz App identifies the most valuable
professionals to you and alert you when they are near.
Knowing where your business connections are in the real world can be a plus to networking.