The top performers in our review are Match, the Gold Award winner; Spark, the Silver Award winner; and Ok Cupid, the Bronze Award winner.Here's more on choosing a dating site to meet your needs, along with detail on how we arrived at our ranking of 10 dating services.
If you want a little more help in making matches, you may want to try our Silver Award winner, Spark, which uses a personality test based on colors to represent sets of characteristics.
This can help you know how your personality would match up with potential dates' personalities.
There are no digital winks or other flirts, just direct messaging.
We narrowed our search for the best online dating services to general sites that include all types of singes, but there are many options if you prefer to narrow your search for love based on factors like age or ethnicity.
A dating site should act as a kind of screening tool, helping you find people you may like, and helping to protect you from anyone dangerous.