There are also sites dedicated to specific racial and ethnic groups, like Latino People Meet and Black People Meet.
You can filter for religion, race and other factors on most dating sites, but some people prefer to start with a more specific pool of candidates.
is our pick for the best overall online dating site.
This website has a vast dating pool and lots of name recognition, so you can be sure that you won’t run out of potential dates.
In the case of Ok Cupid and Tinder, you can match and message with people without paying for a subscription at all.
If you’re interested in trying out a subscription to a site, all the sites we researched offer short one to three month subscriptions that can give you a taste of all the features of a site without spending a lot.
This app syncs with Facebook so you can see mutual friends and shared interests.
A swipe right means you’re interested and a swipe left means you’re not.
You can pay for one, three or six months of the service.
If you’re looking to date within a specific religious, ethnic or age group, eharmony is our top pick for focused dating because it has match preferences that can filter your matches at a granular level.
The free version lets you search at those granular levels, unlike other sites we tested where you have to pay a subscription.
This company doesn’t let you see people’s profile pictures without subscribing, but with the free advanced searching you can at least see if eharmony has people who match the groups you’re looking to date before you pay for a subscription.
Tinder has expanded beyond just an app and you can now view people’s profiles on your computer.