Online dating websites offer a variety of methods on how to search for a mate.
Some mobile apps will match you with people based on criteria, including age, gender, and geographic proximity.
It works with special algorithms that match users with potential dates.
Launched in 2004, OKCupid works with many populations of people.
Here we have compared the top 10 best online dating sites to help you find the right site, and have provided links to those dating sites for your convenience.
As Business Insider's resident 23-year-old, I was obliged to poke around and try out some of the most popular dating apps.
Members set up a profile, upload photos and can then search through profiles to find a good match.
View Profile Harvard Business School graduate, Mark Brooks, has been an expert in the Internet dating business since 1998.
Most dating sites have become extremely good about policing their members for negative or unsafe behavior.
With an estimated 1,000 online dating sites in existence, however, it can be hard to sift through all the options and decide which is the best site.
Creating online dating profiles helps consumers carefully consider potential matches.
Likewise, evaluating a dating site before using it is essential, and it will bring you that much closer to finding a good match.
First Met, formerly known as AYI, is an online dating service that can be accessed through a mobile or Facebook app and on the web.