New research from the Pew Research Center shows that in the past two years, the percentage of US adults who had used a dating app tripled.But that doesn't mean all dating apps are created equal.Applause found that, in general, the most popular US dating apps trailed other apps in quality by 23 points (out of 100).
To qualify, an app had to have more than 2,000 reviews across the App Store and the Google Play store.
Our top internet dating site, Match.com, has the combination of features and name recognition that give you a decent chance at finding love.
You can browse as much as you like before deciding if you want to pay for an account, and there are so many ways to narrow your search so that you can custom-make your own best matches.
If you want a little more help in making matches, you may want to try our Silver Award winner, Spark, which uses a personality test based on colors to represent sets of characteristics.
This can help you know how your personality would match up with potential dates' personalities.
Online dating has grown in popularity to the point where there is almost no social stigma attached to it.