It isn't without its detractors, however, with many pointing out just how creepy it is to be giving your information to random people you pass in the street.
e Harmony then uses 'science' to find you the matches with the highest likelihood of compatibility.
Most online dating services are free at least to try, so there's no harm in jumping into the few that seem the most compelling to you and giving them a go yourself.
No matter which one you try you won't meet people if you don't...
From Mars Dear Mars, While online dating has become an incredibly convoluted affair, with more apps and sites around than you could ever sign up to all at once, the good news is that it's more in the mainstream than ever.
Let's start with some of the biggest participants in the online dating market: RSVP is one of the oldest and most well-known online dating sites around, and despite the rise of new services like Tinder, RSVP still retains an Australian user base of around 2 million.
It also has a reputation for being more of a 'hook-up' app than one for dating, although it has been used as both with some success, by all accounts.