By Matt Petronzio There's certainly no shortage of services for web-savvy daters. Between OkCupid , a site especially popular among Millennials, and newcomer Tinder , an app geared more toward flings, you're bound to find a match somewhere. But where are other eligible bachelors and bachelorettes looking for romance? Though the numbers don't necessarily reflect actual users, they're good indications of each specific site's popularity. In addition to these services, popular search terms for Yahooligans included "Christian dating," "cougar dating site" yeah, we know and "plenty of phish dating.
Have any online dating success stories? Share your recommendations in the comments section. OkCupid OkCupid tops the list, which is pretty unsurprising considering the site has become nearly synonymous with online dating. Looks like residents of small, northeastern states are looking for new dating avenues.
Nearly 20 years later, the site is now available in 24 countries and 15 different languages. Meetme Meetme's slogan is "Where new friends meet," but surely some of the site's 90 million users find significant others. Zoosk With its behavioral matchmaking algorithms, Zoosk guarantees that you'll "date smarter. It boasts a high success rate: An average of members marry every day in the United States.
PlentyofFish PlentyofFish users take a "chemistry test," and the site matches them to people with similar personalities, focusing on emotional needs. JDate JDate is the most popular online dating destination specifically for Jewish singles, tens of thousands of whom interact on the site every day.
Skout Skout is a mobile app for iPhone and Android users that originally started as a way to extend business relationships. While still marketed as a "global network for meeting new people," the platform is conducive to forging friendships and romances.
Sixty-eight percent of searches came from men, and the top states were Texas, California and Florida. Christian Mingle Christian Mingle is an online community created just for Christian singles looking to find friends, relationships or marriage. The top states were Texas, California and Pennsylvania. Tinder Tinder, a dating app especially popular among college students, helps you find fellow users nearby.
You can either mark whom you're interested in or pass, and once you find a match you can chat with him or her within the app's interface.