Launched in 1995, Match.com is one of the largest dating services in the world.
It claims to have led more date, relationships, and marriages than any other dating site on the internet. It hosts websites in multiple languages and serves singles in many countries. The team at Match guarantees that you will find someone special within 6 months as the site has millions of members. In case you don’t find someone special in 6 months, you will get additional 6 months’ subscription for free.
Sign up is free. To sign up, you need to be at least 18 years old. Only paid members can enjoy all the features, but with free account, you can create a profile, post photos, conduct searches, and send winks. Match also has a Profile Pro service which is helpful for dating experts as it allows them to review your profile, offer online dating advice, edit texts for better results, etc.
Subscription unlocks unlimited access to all features. Paid users can send and receive unlimited emails, view all photos posted on other profiles, and can also see who has viewed their profile. There are several other premium add-ons available for purchase as well, for example, the Email Read Notification service is a premium add-on that allows you to see who read your emails.
MatchMobile enables you to take the online dating experience anywhere. The mobile version of the website is simple, efficient, and includes almost all features. Additionally, the mobile service also sends notifications and alerts via text message or email when you receive a new message or wink.
Mobile apps of Match.com are free and available for Android, iOS, Android Wear, and Apple Watch. The apps put full capabilities of Match in the palm of your hand. The homepage offers a newsfeed, a summary of your account's activity, and a photo viewing feature called Stream. In desktop version, there are many filters you can use while conducting a search. You can also browse by Mutual Match, Daily Matches, and Reverse Match.
- Free to sign up, place a profile
- Connect faster with IM
- Receive SingledOut matches
- General Mobile Access
- Send winks
- Search for matches
- Receive text alerts for winks & emails
- 1 Month: $42.99
- 3 Months: $71.97, $23.99 per month
- 6 Months: $125.94, $20.99 per month
When you find someone interesting on the site, you can send a wink, like a photo, send an email, or add them as a favorite. A Connection Tab allows paid members to monitor all interactions in one place. Anyone you interact with is automatically added as a Connection, in this way you can easily keep track of the last action taken as well as how recently you have been in contact. Push notifications guarantee that no member misses a potential connection.
Another great service called matchPhone lets you connect on a deeper level and protects your privacy. With this service, you can text or talk on your cell phone anonymously.
Apart from its site, Match also takes its remarkable matchmaking offline. The company hosts various live and local events for its members. Match Events are held at restaurants, bars, and lounges and run anywhere from 2-2.5 hours. Guests mingle while enjoying complimentary appetizers and drink specials.
Due to its quality of service and unique features, Match definitely deserves its reputation as one of the best dating services in the world.