One 5ft 10in friend reports she saw only 400 potential men to browse when she logged in to
When she reduced her height to 5ft 9in, that rocketed to almost 2,000.
But size isn’t everything – as anyone who has just wrapped up a three-hour swiping session on Tinder will attest.
Too many members with no filter can result in either hours of swiping to find someone you fancy, or hundreds of messages in your inbox that you’ll never have time to read.
Pros: Uses compatibility testing to match you with someone who shares the same worldview as you.
With tens of thousands joining each month this is the place Black people meet. Started in 2002 as Black Singles Connection.com, Black has grown to be one of the most popular sites for online dating.
We wish sites would be more transparent about their fees.
However, they do have a live help service at their homepage to talk you through joining.
Psychologists and dating experts guide you through each step of the process – including messaging, which is somewhat structured and scripted – and there’s an anonomisation function for calling.
There’s currently a 7-day free trial to communicate with matches for free until 1 January.