SOURCE: Consumer Reports "It's clear that online dating websites play a major role in the lives of many consumers — we invest a tremendous amount of time, money and emotional energy.
OKCupid is one of the most popular dating sites and is free to sign up initially.
It works with special algorithms that match users with potential dates.
match is the most widely-used online dating site in the world and has nearly 1.8 million subscribers.
It works in the most traditional way: Simply create a profile, check out your potential matches, send them a few messages and then arrange to meet for a date.
Show that you're humble through a joke, a self-effacing story or a humorous anecdote. To make a strong first impression, use anecdotes instead of a string of adjectives describing yourself.
Never lie about your age or what you do for a living.Our Bronze Award winner, Ok Cupid, allows for a combination of suggested matches and matches that you essentially make yourself by using an array of search filters.There are fewer types of communication with this site, though.It’s aimed at time-starved professionals, who due to busy work and social lives simply don’t have the time to date.Lovestruck helps put you in touch with people who are near you – be it where you work or live – to save you precious minutes or hours travelling to and from a date. The experts say: Perfect if you are looking for love in the city and want to approach dating with an informal first meet in your lunch break or after work.It is one of the biggest dating sites with over 90 million registered users across the globe. Mingle2 is a membership service of which users pay to be a part.