What every best Dating Sites has:
- Members in your age group.
- Members in your area.
- A profile that reflects who you are.
The editors of Ask Men have compiled one of the most thorough guides to online dating sites on the web. They rank 12 mainstream sites, 29 apps, and several adult, ethnic, religious, same-sex and senior dating sites. Sites and apps are thoroughly reviewed and ranked on a 10-point scale based on scores for value, member quality, ease of use, customer satisfaction and safety. Another list elsewhere on the site exclusively ranks free dating sites.
This roundup of nine popular dating apps focuses on important basics, including the effort it takes to sign up, how to find and communicate with other members, and whether the interface is streamlined or clunky. It is thorough, balanced, and comparative, and appears to be based on real-world testing.
This ranking of nine mainstream dating sites and apps is the result of 30 hours of comparative testing. Picks include nods for best overall, best value, best for focused dating and best app. Reviews describe the sign-up process and ease-of-use factors, such as how easy it is to search for a match and communicate with them.
This roundup of 16 dating sites and apps does not focus in depth on any particular site, but it gets to the heart of what sets each service apart and is a good resource for anyone unfamiliar with the online dating landscape. For instance, it points users to certain apps if religion is most important or if they get too overwhelmed with lots of choices.
Editors of NextAdvisor give thorough reviews of eight dating sites' pros and cons. Reviews include input from both a male and female editor. Editors rate sites on a five-heart scale, considering factors such as cost, user base, features and matching method. The site also includes online dating FAQs and tips on recognizing scammers.
DatingAdvice.com ranks nine popular online dating sites on a five-star scale, and also includes rankings for sites focused on seniors, Christians, blacks and same-sex couples. It includes helpful statistics on site popularity, male/female usage and user base. In-depth reviews break down features and pricing as well as pros and cons.
This roundup compares 11 popular dating apps. While the reviews aren't in depth and likely don't involve real-world testing, they are a helpful starting point for anyone overwhelmed by the number of dating apps on the market.
SiteJabber includes users' reviews of 10 mainstream dating sites and apps. Reviews rate each site on a 5-star scale. However, like most user reviews of dating sites, many are overwhelmingly negative, with most focusing on problems with scams and subscription renewals.
Dating Sites Reviews hosts a collection of user reviews on a wide range of dating sites. More popular sites may have more than 100 reviews, while niche sites may only have a couple. Reviews rate each site on a 5-star scale. Again, we see a lot of negativity due to some of the inherent problems in online dating.