This week marks the biggest online dating week of the year (combined with the biggest divorce week of the year).Whether it’s a failed relationship or the urge for a new beginning that has propelled you into the dating wilderness, online dating almost certainly has someone waiting for you. Match group now owns Tinder, Plenty Of Fish, Ok Cupid and, of course, Match, making it the biggest player in the online and app dating industry.The site generates matches through users’ activity and answers to questions; it boasted 7 million users as of September 2010 and was eventually acquired by the operators of for million."Part of what makes the site brilliant is the incorporation of social networking aspects and gaming schematics. to /year)Group activity takes the pressure off. entrepreneurs to explore the national territory by creating sites like Duo Dater, Four Tonight and Dating In Groups. Most Buzzed About: Meexo (TBD)Meexo isn’t out yet, but it’s an exciting look at what the future brings.
Here’s a guide to the sites to check out – feel free to leave your own recommendations in the comments below – and let us know if you met your life partner online or on an app and if so, which one. Has both desktop and mobile site and an app, plus paid-for and free singles events. It’s quite difficult to get any information on the price to use match.com’s full service.And with packed schedules and never enough time, smart singles are embracing online dating, said Laurie Davis, Founder and CEO of e Flirtexpert, an online date coaching firm.“Dating is evolving,” said Davis, who met her boyfriend on Twitter two years ago.But a bevy of new sites are looking to offer the granularity users are now craving. per month)Childhood friends and founders Brian Schechter and Aaron Schildkrout wanted to create a dating site that shifted the focus back to what’s really important -- the date.Here are five sites offering a fresh approach to finding “the one” online. The result is one of the fastest growing sites in the scene.