Please remember that this is a very rapidly changing segment of the industry and some of these companies are more forthcoming with their user stats than others, so it may not be perfect.
Yes/No; While it is free to use, POF offers premium services as part of their upgraded membership, such as seeing the date and time a user viewed your profile and allowing you to see whether a user read and/or deleted your message.
While I found the site cluttered and confusing to use, they're obviously doing something right with three million unique members visiting every month.
More » The only site specifically geared to the largest demographic group on the planet at this time (50 ), and the second niche site on this list, Our Time has a lot to offer senior singles.
With this growing industry comes a lot of information that’s worth knowing.
We’ve compiled a list of 21 good, bad, and just plain weird statistics on online dating that will blow your mind.
With an (estimated) 35 million unique monthly users, has the largest active membership of all the dating sites out there - and for good reason, however with some caveats: it's geared more towards folks looking for long term relationships, you'll want to carefully craft your profile to focus on such, and make sure you carefully review all emails for potential romance scams, as Match seems to attract more than their fair share of mysterious strangers trapped in Nigeria.