So perhaps it should come as no surprise that as the popularity of online dating has risen, so have prices.
Think along the lines of using a profile picture that's five years out of date or heavily Face-Tuned, knocking a few years off your age, adding a couple of inches to your height or maybe just lying about that 4.9 Uber rating.
Some of these habits might not seem particularly insidious when take in isolation (' Why waste those holiday photos from summer 2013?
Although we don’t quite agree with the order in which these sites are ranked, here’s a list of the 100 most popular dating sites so you can compare your options.
Once you’ve decided on a dating site, make sure that you’re clear on how you’ll be paying.
For a detailed example, check out our look at privacy risks on and Ok
We’re offering the following five tips on how to keep your bank account and your personal information safe while getting a date.Find out whether the site shares your information with advertisers, partner companies, research firms, etc.Will they use behavioral tracking technology to follow your activity on their site and target you with ads?And while many do meet “the one”—17% of people who married in the past year met their mate on the internet–they’re also facing serious privacy issues along the way.One study found that one in ten members of online dating sites is a scammer.Online dating can be a cruel, cruel world: so cruel, in fact, that a whole new (and really quite depressing) vocabulary has sprung up around it, from 'catfishing' to 'ghosting,' 'benching' and even 'zombieing.' Now, it seems that those of us looking for love have another unfortunate trend to contend with online: 'kittenfishing.' As anyone who has accidentally binge-watched their way through several seasons of the popular MTV show will already be aware, the term 'catfishing' refers to pretending to be someone completely different online, in order to attract attention from a potential match or date.