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Best Online Dating Sites of 2016

With around 1,000 new dating websites appearing yearly, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Check out the most popular dating sites around and discover what works for you.

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First rate features like Behavioral Matchmaking™ and photo-verification make Zoosk the #1 dating app worldwide.

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The best app for busy professionals. Elite’s matching model emphasizes real relationships based on compatibility.

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Match offers the most innovative search tools of any dating app - no wasting time scanning through hundreds of profiles.

Not all dating sites are created equal. Find your perfect fit.

1. Zoosk

Zoosk tops the list of online dating sites with its Advanced Behavioral Matchmaking technology, constantly learning from your actions as you click — and those of over 27 million searchable members, to pair you with the perfect match. Zoosk boasts one of the largest member bases of all dating sites in North America and yet manages to create a personalized, unique dating experience for each one of its members. Visit Zoosk

2. Elite Singles

Considered a popular matchmaking dating site, EliteSingles works to bring together mature and responsible adults who want a real relationship. You’ll be able to view thousands of member profiles and photos, and you can see all the visitors that view your profile. Visit Elite Singles

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3. Match.com

Match.com are proud to have been responsible for more dates, relationships and marriages than any other dating site. They are well known for their matchmaking tool, Daily6, which sends compatible profiles directly to your inbox. You can't go wrong with over 10 million success stories. Visit Match.com

4. Christian Cafe

Christian Cafe is the largest pool of Christian in online dating. It offers premier dating tools alongside dedicated religious features for all denominations, including such a prayer wall and daily bible verses, as well as the most in-depth Christian search tool out there. Visit Christian Cafe

5. OurTime

With over a million eligible mature singles to choose from, OurTime offers both fun and easy to use communication profile tools. The site’s best feature is the in-depth profile you can create to include not just photos but even audio and video messages to give an honest first impression. Visit OurTime

6. Black People Meet

A great choice for no frills online dating with like-minded Black singles. Powerful search tools and added features like dating tips and tokens to promote your profile make this site a winner. Fun greetings For making a great first impression, as well as the 5 daily matches system to save time browsing. Visit Black People Meet

7. JDate

JDate is the largest online collection of Jewish singles looking for relationships and love. With a mobile app, tons of dating advice and an online magazine, they are top of the list for Jewish dating. Visit Jdate

8. Single Parent Meet

Single parents may struggle on more broad dating sites as they are looking for singles who understand the ups and downs of having children. That’s why SingleParentMeet is a great option, as it allows you to waste no time and search for single parents like yourself based on keywords, astrological matching and more. Visit Single Parent Meet

9. Professional Match

Safety and personalization are paramount to Professional Match, where all profiles verified by a one on one interview to help find what you’re looking for. The expert matchmakers will then suggest compatible singles for long-term dating and relationships. Excellent for sophisticated and serious singles, definitely not suitable for casual dating. Visit Professional Match

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10. Senior People Meet

With 300,000 members logging on every month, SeniorPeopleMeet is a community of mature singles looking for friendship and love. Created with seniors in mind, this is a great website for singles aged 55+ with both search and matchmaking options for the computer literate and less technologically able alike. Visit SeniorPeopleMeet

Pick the site that works for you and start your online dating journey today!