As soon as the next matching member calls in you will hear their greeting.

It's always free to record your greeting and listen to the greetings of the other members.

Women are around twice as likely as men to ask for assistance creating or perfecting their profile—30% of female online daters have done this, compared with 16% of men.

VIP members can turn their forums into live chatrooms for group discussions.

You can remain accessible even when you are not online.

Around one in ten online daters (13%) agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate,” and 29% agree that online dating “keeps people from settling down because they always have options for people to date.” Familiarity with online dating through usage by friends or family members has increased dramatically since our last survey of online dating in 2005.

Some 42% of Americans know someone who has used online dating, up from 31% in 2005.

Paid dating sites, and sites for people who are seeking partners with specific characteristics are popular with relatively large numbers of online daters: Organized outings are much less common, as just 4% of online daters have attended a group outing or other physical event organized by an online dating site.

Additionally, 22% of online daters have asked someone to help them create or review their profile.

The Live Lounge is where you hear the greetings of online members that match the preferences you choose. You can get to know each other without revealing your private information.

When you have heard all the online members, continue with offline members and leave messages in their mailboxes.

Some 66% of online daters have gone on a date with someone they met through an online dating site or app, up from 43% of online daters who had done so when we first asked this question in 2005.