More traditional sites may offer anything from a simple search to a highly specific advanced search.
The app is available in over 80 countries and has over 27 million searchable members.
They tend to attract a wide variety of members with personal goals that range from a casual fling to a serious lifelong relationship.
Some of these sites include Match.com, OKCupid and
Focusing on a narrow pool of candidates, these online dating sites help match people up with someone of a similar religion, profession, or sexual orientation.
Examples within this category include Jdate for Jewish singles, Geek2Geek and Farmersonly for farmers and the people who want to meet them.
Some of these niche sites are Farmersonly.com, Millionaire Match.com, Geek2Geek.com, JDate, Dandy, Pinksofa.com, Christian Mingle and Positive Singles.