Coffee Meets Bagel sends one potential friend-of-a-friend match to your inbox every day at noon.
The “bagel” is based on specific profile information and preferences, such as religion, height and personal details.
Creating a profile, browsing singles and finding matches is free, but you’ll need to pony up a membership fee of about per month to enjoy all the benefits, like emailing members.
Those who don’t actually want to date, but want their friends and family to get off their back, can pay their way to a faux girlfriend.
The ones listed here are free to browse, to set up a profile, and to communicate with others via message or email, whether you initiate the contact or the other person does.
Date Hookup is a large network with a growing database of users looking for romance and social support.
Choose from different packages that offer an array of virtual and real-life proof, from texts and voicemails to a Facebook relationship status to gifts.
Are you looking for a personals site that will allow you to create and browse profiles without having to pay a monthly or yearly subscription fee?
Lengthy profiles and questionnaires make this one of the more thorough options of late, which means more potential for some serious matches – or some serious liars.
Grouper sets you up with a match, then lets both parties bring along two friends.
Down can be used for dating as well, but let’s be honest: This app still lives up to its former name. Trint Me allows shy users to initiate the next step behind the veil of their smartphones.
When both people like what they see, a connection is made. A little bribery can go a long way (for some people). Couples who’ve locked down a serious relationship can join the per month couples section of the site, which offers date night deals by city.
Carrot Dating doesn’t want its users to settle for their second choice. Sometimes called the “anti-Facebook,” this app encourages people to get offline and go out in the real world.
Here’s another friends-of-friends dating site that finds matches through Facebook.