This is a timeline of online dating services that also includes broader events related to technology-assisted dating (not just online dating).
Where there are similar services, only major ones or "the first of its kind" are listed.
The app works similarly to Tinder in that you can swipe right or left based on how attractive you find each person who pops up in your feed.
You can view your matches and send messages, including audio messages and video messages.
It has a massive active membership, it boasts one of the highest success rates of any adult dating site, and you can get started for free.
As a free user, you get a few potential matches per day and can only send pre-written “Quick Questions” when communicating with matches.
There were also apparently other video dating services like Teledate and Introvision, but it's nearly impossible to find anything about them online. Chat rooms for dating (using the Minitel network) started by Marc Simoncini. Rumours of Kingston upon Thames used a Fox pro database Computer Matching System developed in house by Elwyn Jones to generate lists for mailing based on client preferences.
Today some 33 years later Elwyn Jones has produced his own online contact service which also uses a similar but much more comprehensive system.Senior People Meet is completely free to use, but you get more features with the /mo paid plan.The search engine is pretty basic and makes it hard to narrow down potential matches without fiddling a lot.Senior People Meet is the number one dating site for senior flirting, messaging, and meeting.It consists of the largest subscription of seniors wanting to start a relationship.Tele Personals is created as a separate telephone dating system in Toronto, Canada from a earlier "Personals" dating section of a telephone classified business.