Online dating has grown in popularity to the point where there is almost no social stigma attached to it.
With an estimated 1,000 online dating sites in existence, however, it can be hard to sift through all the options and decide which is the best site.
There are several sites that offer additional levels of security including background checks and photo verification.
These sites have the broadest appeal and generally the largest membership bases.
POF.com, also known as Plenty Of Fish, is an online dating site headquartered in Vancouver.
The company focuses on the interests of people in a certain age range who want a place to feel confident and comfortable while seeking a potential date.A 2013 study shows that nearly 60% of all new marriages in the USA started with the couple meeting online.The explosion of Niche and mobile dating solutions has made online dating more convenient and efficient than any other time in the history of the industry. When you haven't found local friends or aren't sure which spots are the best to meet quality singles, it’s oftentimes easier to dip your toe in the online dating pool first.He is currently the CEO of Courtland Brooks, a consultancy agency for the Internet dating industry, and runs Online Personals He prides himself on being a New Media Futurist and can be reached at Linked In.