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Reviews of the Top 10 Online Dating Sites

Welcome to our reviews of the Best Online Dating Sites of 2016 (also known as Internet Dating Sites). Check out our top 10 list below and follow our links to read our full in-depth review of each online dating site, alongside which you'll find costs and features lists, user reviews and videos to help you make the right choice.

Editor's Top 10 Buying Guide
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Match.com is one of the best known dating websites around, and there are some good reasons for that. The site has over 25 million members to its name, which is a lot. If you can’t find a date among them then something isn’t right! There is also (approximately) a 50 : 50 ratio between men and women on Match.com, which is rare in the dating world. Many of Match.com's...

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FriendFinder.com isn’t just for finding buddies. It can be, of course, but its primary function is to help you find a special someone. The site has a lot of features worth exploring, including chat rooms, message boards, blog posts and an exclusive magazine. There’s plenty to do, then, and a real sense of community. The more you get involved the more you’re get from your experiences on the site...

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Lavalife.com is a Canada-based dating website but has since become popular in a variety of countries to such a degree that its membership has rocketed to over 15 million. Users from all over the globe are using its services, making it good resource for meeting locals or people from another country completely. A key selling point for some members might be the ability to create several profiles. This essentially...

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Spark.com is a US-centred dating website with its fingers in a number of international pies. With over 7 million registered users there are plenty of folks on there looking for lust, love or long term commitment, primarily in the US but also in the UK, Australia and parts of Europe. Spark.com is a very user-friendly site: there are no banners or advertisements, the layout is clean and tidy and...

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Zoosk is the brainchild of Shayan Zadeh and Alex Mehr, a San Francisco partnership who joined the dating website game back in 2007. Since then it’s been made available in over 70 countries and is accessible in 25 languages. It’s an international site, then, and might be of interest to members who are looking for love across the seas, or just for someone in the same town. This site...

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MatchMaker.com has an impressive bounty of more than 8 million members (over 50,000 signing up on any given week) which means you’ve a good chance of finding a date or three. Signing up is relatively simple, although it can be quite time consuming if you go to the effort of filling out the information in full. That said, the more information you provide the better this site is able...

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Apparently Date.com has had quite the success, with over 50 marriages under its belt to date. It doesn’t mention if any devolved into divorce, so the optimists among you can assume that the married couples are still blissfully happy. One of the greatest features of this site is its membership, which ranges into the millions, providing a substantial number of potential dates for you, wherever you are! Another draw...

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Meetic.com is an international dating site (with a membership encompassing almost 100 countries) with a European flavour, which is open to all. This is a place for people who are looking for singles in their locale or further from home. This could be an exciting opportunity to meet people from all walks of life. Whenever we’ve logged on there are literally thousands of members online, chatting away and flirting...

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True.com markets itself as the safest and most trustworthy dating website around. It performs background checks on people who claim to be unmarried, or to see whether members have a criminal offense (if criminals do access the site then True claims they’ll “be sorry if they do” – chilling). Combine this with the series of personality and sexuality tests that tell you exactly who your ideal dates are and...

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Flirt.com is on the saucier side of mainstream internet dating. On one hand you can use the site completely as a normal dating site but if you choose to flip the switch (quite literally there is a “naughty filter” switch) then you can access features that will allow you to get in touch with members who are looking for something a little less innocent than a firm handshake and...

» Read the Full Review of Flirt.com

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Latest User Reviews

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Mr. d
User Review of Zoosk by Martind on 21 June 2016

It never surprises me how people get frustrated and feel there is something underhand going on when things don't go their way or if a dating site doesn't instantly deliver. I have used quite a few dating sites over the... (Read the full review)

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Don't bother!!
User Review of Zoosk by Carole on 28 February 2016

Please don't waste your money!! I paid £25 for one month's membership and it's the worst dating site ever! Use ok cupid instead. It's free. Zoost is so difficult to navigate. You don't seem to be able to delete any... (Read the full review)

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This site is a SCAM to try and get you to UPGRADE!
User Review of Date.com by David Blake on 28 November 2015

So I keep getting mails from users on this site, but when you try to read it, the message pops up "Read your messages from Loverstrook and other members. Upgrade now!" To my surprise I did some research and I... (Read the full review)

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Worst dating site
User Review of Zoosk by Pat on 25 November 2015

If you want to search it shows that you viewed each profile, even though you did not. I had men telling me to stop looking and chat. I never opened their profile once. I wrote to tech and was advised... (Read the full review)

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What a scam!!!!
User Review of Match.com by They Will Rob You Blind!!!! Bad Business on 01 September 2015

Never met anyone there that didn't turn out to be a real weirdo.....most just looking to "hook up". Worst part.....I left it alone for over 6 months and realized I got billed $113 for renewal. When I called in to... (Read the full review)

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