Most popular online dating site 2016
Dedicated to verified college students and alumni (via education database). Alumni cannot initiate or respond to contact or post status updates.
Members only see intersection of what they are looking for and what other members are looking for. Free messaging and status posting for undergraduates (5 messages/day limit).
A friend who uses it tells me: “It’s good if you’re picky…
More » Zoosk hosts an estimated 11.5 million unique users a month, and it's easy to see why: the sign-up is quick and easy, there's little to no profile writing needed, and the search features prominently display photos.
More » Originally called Engage, Christian Mingle merged with the aforementioned site in 2009 after Spark Networks bought it out.
With 5.5 million active users, it's the biggest niche and religious dating site in the world, with an even larger community base to support any Christian single's faith.
The website says it “takes the awkward out of dating”, but the drawback might be that it’s only London-focused - and handling raw fish with someone you don't fancy could be a lot worse than just having a drink with them.
Cost: £10 per month This sells itself as a ‘feminist’ app.