More traditional sites may offer anything from a simple search to a highly specific advanced search.
POF.com, also known as Plenty Of Fish, is an online dating site headquartered in Vancouver.
It is one of the biggest dating sites with over 90 million registered users across the globe. OKCupid is one of the most popular dating sites and is free to sign up initially.
Zoosk is a singles dating app that uses a behavioral matchmaking engine to pair users who its system indicates will be a good match.
The app is available in over 80 countries and has over 27 million searchable members.
It works with special algorithms that match users with potential dates.