The messaging feature also has a seven-day time limit for conversation between two people, which kind of forces you to decide whether you want to take action on that potential love connection.
You then use beans to unlock special features in the app and to “like” other user profiles.
The service gives male users 21 curated matches every day that they can either like or pass on.
It gives you free access to other users’ profile photos and messaging, and you can pay for a membership to access extra features.
The free app is also easy to use, and our tests resulted in the most matches of any site we tested.
We spent five days trying out 10 different online dating services to figure out which one is the most effective and affordable.
After monitoring three fake profiles for 24 hours, collecting match data and using the features of every website and app, our reviewers decided Ok Cupid is the best overall service.
Messaging and viewing user profiles is all free on Plenty of Fish.
While our reviewers don't think the website is very well designed, the free mobile app is also an option that's super easy to use.
Setting up your profile is fun because of the unique questions you’re asked, like what your ideal date would entail and whether you’d prefer to be weird or normal.