More » The largest of the free dating sites, POF boasts an (estimated) 23 million unique members using the site every month.While owner Markus Frind has wiped the site of folks only looking for casual dating or an age-gap relationship, I've found this has only increased the incidence of folks lying about their age or intentions.If you’re looking for a dating site with great free features, Ok Cupid is our choice for best value because you can message matches without paying a subscription fee.Signing up for this dating site is simple – you answer a series of questions and then answer the same questions from the point of view of your ideal match.Setting up a free account is simple and only takes a few minutes.Match gives you lots of open-ended questions that you can answer, and you can upload 26 photos to your profile.
Tinder is the original swiping app and has more downloads than any other dating app – over 100 million.
More » With just over seven million unique monthly users, e Harmony is the largest dating site focused exclusively on heterosexual, long-term partnerships that (hopefully) lead to marriage.
Their free hour-long test is fascinating to help you determine compatibility markers, however, there's zero way to tell if the person you're matched with also has an account, and therefore can reply to your questions.
Still, it's a great site to get your feet wet in the online dating world, just to see what's out there and how the process works.
More » Zoosk hosts an estimated 11.5 million unique users a month, and it's easy to see why: the sign-up is quick and easy, there's little to no profile writing needed, and the search features prominently display photos.