To help you pick one that's best for you, read on for some of the best dating sites and apps to get you started.
Tinder is responsible for the boom in dating apps, and while it was originally best know for hook-ups, these days just as many people use it to find lasting relationships.
Rad has also stated that Tinder filled a gap for social sites for meeting strangers, rather than connecting with people a user already knows.
20 years ago, the idea of online dating came to fruition when launched its first website.
Fast forward to the present day and online dating is one of the most popular ways of meeting new people, with millions of people using dating apps and websites every day.
By May 2013, Tinder was one of the top 25 social networking apps available on the web based on frequency of use and number of users.
Initially, instead of a swiping motion, users would click on either a green "heart" or red "o Xo" to select or move on from the photos shown.
Matching is based on Facebook and Spotify profiles.