More than half of this month's searches for e Harmony came from men (54% to be exact), from top states Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
Plentyof Fish users take a "chemistry test," and the site matches them to people with similar personalities, focusing on emotional needs.
Christian Mingle is an online community created just for Christian singles looking to find friends, relationships or marriage.
Online dating sites use market metaphors to match people.
Match metaphors are conceptual frameworks that allow individuals to make sense of new concepts by drawing upon familiar experiences and frame-works.
Most sites allow members to upload photos or videos of themselves and browse the photos and videos of others.
Sites may offer additional services, such as webcasts, online chat, telephone chat (VOIP), and message boards.
Searches primarily came from Kentucky, West Virginia and Arkansas, with 67% coming from men.
With its behavioral matchmaking algorithms, Zoosk guarantees that you'll "date smarter." That promise has attracted the most searches from states Wyoming, Nebraska and Iowa — 71% of which are from men.
Based in Santa Monica, Calif., e Harmony is perhaps most recognizable from its TV spots featuring successful matches.
It boasts a high success rate: An average of 438 members marry every day in the United States.
Online dating or Internet dating is a personal introductory system where individuals can find and contact each other over the Internet to arrange a date, usually with the objective of developing a personal, romantic, or sexual relationship.