Most services offer digital messaging, while others provide additional services such as webcasts, online chat, telephone chat (VOIP), and message boards.
Members can constrain their interactions to the online space, or they can arrange a date to meet in person.
About 10 years ago I was in extremely bad emotional shape.
I had just broken up with my girlfriend of two years.
An online dating service is a company that provides specific mechanisms (generally websites or applications) for online dating through the use of Internet-connected personal computers or mobile devices.
What if I were to tell you that this system changed my dating life forever? Whenever I feel like meeting a fun, attractive woman, all I have to do is go online to one of many dating sites, fire off a few emails, and choose who I want to have over at my house for wine night! super intelligent women and everything in between and I met them all online!
In fact, I actually met my current long-term girlfriend online.
Such companies offer a wide variety of unmoderated matchmaking services, most of which are profile-based.
Online dating services allow users to become "members" by creating a profile and uploading personal information including (but not limited to) age, gender, sexual orientation, location, and appearance.