Editor's Note: Subscription-based dating sites and e are still the best bets for anyone who's looking for love online, while is a worthy free option.In the ever-changing world of dating apps, Coffee Meets Bagel and Tinder remain most worth your time with large user bases – but the former is a better bet for those hoping to establish a long-term relationship.On Valentine's Day, some singles may be inspired to step up their dating game. Amy Giberson, now 34, was reluctant to try internet dating again but she decided to give it one more shot in 2014. There are a slew of sites and apps to help singles find love and, for the most part, they work, according to Consumer Reports.She downloaded the Match app and connected with Justin Pounders, also 34, almost immediately. Nearly half, or 44 percent, of those who tried online dating said it led to a serious long-term relationship or marriage, the magazine found.
So, check out the blurbs below for micro-reviews of each online dating site, or click through for full, in-depth reviews that chronicle our dating exploits.
We looked at the features, user base, and pricing at each site.
Yes, we signed up for each of the sites you see here, with the mission of helping our readers find the right online dating site for them—and the truth is, we found that online dating sites are pretty fun.
Our reviews couple in-depth analysis of each site, with the experiences of a male and female tester who signed up for each service and provided us with their opinions.
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