Users of an online dating service would usually provide personal information, to enable them to search the service provider's database for other individuals.Members use criteria other members set, such as age range, gender and location.
Some sites are broad-based, with members coming from a variety of backgrounds looking for different types of relationships.
Some sites provide free registration, but may offer services which require a monthly fee.
Other sites depend on advertising for their revenue.
Other sites are more specific, based on the type of members, interests, location, or relationship desired.
Online dating or Internet dating is a personal introductory system where individuals can find and contact each other over the Internet to arrange a date, usually with the objective of developing a personal, romantic, or sexual relationship.