SOURCE: Consumer Reports "It's clear that online dating websites play a major role in the lives of many consumers — we invest a tremendous amount of time, money and emotional energy.It really is a consumer issue worthy of our attention." said Margot Gilman, money editor for Consumer Reports.Overall, respondents preferred free sites like Ok Cupid, Tinder and Grindr over paid sites like Match and e Harmony, in part because of the value.The now infamous infidelity dating site Ashley Madison, which was one of the most expensive, was also the lowest-scoring online dating service, with a score of 37.
Pride - For both single gays and lesbians; includes webcam chatting.
My - For gay men who are serious about a relationship.
- A site for news and information, as well as dating, for lesbians.
- More technically savvy than most sites by offering tags, a Google Maps mashup to see where people are, Ajax-powered singles search and more.
Cupids - A dating site that encourages friends to get in the process of helping find that jright person for those they care about.