As we all adjust to this COVID reality, more people are turning to online dating apps as a way to meet others and have some fun in self-isolation. In addition to Tinder, more popular dating apps like Bumble, OkCupid and Hinge, have seen a 20 to 30 percent increase in messaging on their apps since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic, according to an April article via Time. As cheesy as pick-up lines are in real life, when it comes to online dating apps, a brilliant opener makes all the difference. At Shift Dating, we love that women have to send the first message. Since the team at Shift Dating always has your back, we rounded up some of the best opening lines that anyone can use. Online dating can be frustrating and time consuming, with limited if any results. Contagious smile.