The Internet, thankfully, allows us to hunt for our true loves—or even booty calls—without ever cruising bars, joining book clubs, going on speed dates, or even rolling out of bed and getting dressed.We've reviewed five high-profile online dating sites and ranked them based on features, usability, and price.

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Overall, respondents preferred free sites like Ok Cupid, Tinder and Grindr over paid sites like Match and e Harmony, in part because of the value.

The now infamous infidelity dating site Ashley Madison, which was one of the most expensive, was also the lowest-scoring online dating service, with a score of 37.

Ok Cupid lacks some of e Harmony's cooler features (the impressive design and members-only virtual phone numbers, to name a few), but it's an affordable, functional alternative for those who don't need the extra bells and whistles.

Read the full review ›› Free %display Price% at %seller% Plenty of Fish has two things going for it: price (it's free! POF has its problems, from site design to questionable ads.

More than half, or 53 percent, of single people have created a dating profile, according to Match's recent Singles in America study, which polled over 5,000 single men and women in December.

Today, 40 percent of singles have dated someone they met online, while only 25 percent met a first date through a friend.

With half of all single people now using some of the best online dating sites to find love (or at least quick, no strings sex – hello, Tinder), long gone are the days when Internet dating was seen as embarrassing or cringe-worthy.

Now its about as normal (but way more fun) as Internet banking.

If you're put off by e Harmony's conservative take on sexual diversity, is a great choice.