Previously, people who wanted to start a family, looking for romantic relationships and communication, made acquaintances on the streets, in cafes, clubs and other similar places.
At the same time, the opportunities for communication with and meeting new partners were significantly limited by the geographical factor. Most people in those days only got to know the inhabitants of their cities. It was possible to get to know a person living in another locality only during a vacation at a resort, travel or a business trip.
With the development of the Internet and digital technologies, this situation has changed dramatically. Modern people do not need to go to another city or go out into the street from their own home in order to meet new people. In recent years, online dating, which until recently seemed to many people to be something exotic, has ceased to be a rarity. For most modern people, the chance to meet their soulmate on the Internet seems quite real.
A particularly rapid surge in online dating has been observed in the past six months when people faced the coronavirus. Due to the pandemic, most of them were temporarily locked in their homes unable to go out. Therefore, many of those people who previously were looking for romantic relationships outside the home began to do it via the Internet.
What services can you use to make new acquaintances on the Internet?
For these purposes, traditional dating websites and special video chats are most often used. These services differ significantly from each other. To use the services of a dating website, the user must fill out an individual questionnaire, adding information about himself. Visitors of such Internet resources search for acquaintances by studying the profiles of other users. They communicate with each other using text messages.
It is a different situation with video chats. Their clients do not have to fill out questionnaires. Dating and communication on such Internet platforms take place in video format. It is impossible to say unequivocally which type of dating service is more convenient. Some users prefer dating websites because it is difficult for them to communicate with strangers via video communication and it is much easier for them to do this using text messages. Those, who feel more relaxed communicating with strangers, prefer video chats, whose visitors do not need to waste time on tedious typing.
Which of these services are more in demand today? Consider the most popular resources from the point of view of users who have already become their customers.
Popular dating services
Tinder. This is a typical dating website that has enjoyed great popularity in recent years. Among its advantages, users note a convenient interface and the fact that only those people whom you have mutual sympathy for will be able to write messages. Among the disadvantages are paid geo-position feature and frequent freezes of the website.
Badoo. It is an international social network for communication and dating. Its advantages, according to user reviews, are a convenient mobile version, a large audience and a colorful interface, and its disadvantages include fake profiles and poor work of the technical support service.
eDarling. According to users, the advantages of this social network are detailed customer surveys, a pleasant interface, and the ability to search for certain criteria. EDarling cons include paid services, fake profiles, inability to contact technical support.
Popular video chats
CamSurf. A popular video chat, the advantages of which are the ability to send a complaint about a person violating the rules at any time, a user-friendly interface, simple website management, the ability to install on a tablet or smartphone. Among the shortcomings, the most often mentioned is the insufficiently fast work of the technical support service.
OmeTV. The advantages of video chat are convenient, fast operation of the application without freezes, the ability to send text messages while making video calls, no monthly fee and no need to register. The disadvantage of this video chat is an insufficiently thought out system for banning users.
ChatSpin. Among the advantages of the service are the ability to meet people from all over the world, the convenient operation of the website. The main disadvantage is the large number of bots on the portal.
CooMeet. Video chat with girls is liked by users for the simplicity and ease of use, which they write about on the reviews website. Disadvantage – paid services.
Chatrandom. Customers like this service because there is a choice of country, as well as ease of use. Its main drawback, according to user reviews, is frequent freezes.
Thus, we see that each of the above video chats and dating websites have their pros and cons, so you should try several services and then choose the most convenient and optimal.