The Internet, thankfully, allows us to hunt for our true loves—or even booty calls—without ever cruising bars, joining book clubs, going on speed dates, or even rolling out of bed and getting dressed.We've reviewed five high-profile online dating sites and ranked them based on features, usability, and price.“ I may be a little biased here, but did the trick. It's a bit ridiculous, but after waiting for someone to fall in my lap I had to finally do a little work. Dating online is by turns depressing, hilarious, interesting and... ” “ Zoosk gave me the chance to adventure out and meet people that I may have never had a chance to know. And then someone added pictures that were not me and posted things I wouldn't say. ” “ I found this site after using okc for a couple years. The best part is the people on the site ..has more authentic guys and less trolling creepy guys.
One way that cropped up: A service would be free -- until users tried to respond to those who expressed interest in their profile.The crew at Site Jabber.com, which collects reviews of websites, went through about 10,000 reviews of online dating sites and found some disturbing patterns.Among the most worrisome: phony profiles."Fake profiles of attractive men or women are often used to get people join or engage with a dating site, only to be disappointed when their dream date turns out to be a phony," Site Jabber co-founder Jeremy Gin said.In 1983, Pat Benatar declared "love is a battlefield," one of the truer phrases ever to be laid down on wax.Unfortunately, the ongoing war is one that's highlighted whenever Valentine's Day approaches.After all, no other day reminds people of the loneliness that comes with not being matched up with another.