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They make some big guarantees: You can do most things on OKCupid for free, but like POF, there are perks available to “A-List” members, OKC’s term for premium users.

While it has about an eighth the user base of POF, clocking in at around 8 million, OKCupid is generally a lot of fun as it matchmakes using user-generated questions and quizzes, allowing users to determine how compatible their match might be with them. OKC has a Tindr like feature that allows one to rapidly rate other users, and if you and someone else rate each other highly, then OKC will let you know.

A friend who uses it tells me: “It’s good if you’re picky…

but there aren’t a lot of people on it.” Cost: Free I can’t really make a list of the best dating sites without mentioning Tinder. Tinder once had a reputation for being a ‘shagging app’ - but that's changed.

In fact, research shows that more than 40 million Americans (40 percent of all singles) use online dating services.

It has become a very successful way to meet that someone special.

If you've been considering taking the plunge into Internet dating but aren't quite sure how to get started, here are my nine key tips to ensure that your experience is a positive, safe and successful one.It’s a good time and not quite the craziness that POF is.Plus, the App is considered one of the best out there.Before you join, the app has to approve you as a member (a slightly daunting process) or you have to be invited.If you want to unlock certain features you either have to pay or invite other to join.