But with so many people searching for a soulmate on these apps and sites, how can you stand out from the crowd?
As you set up your profile, take your time choosing shots that show off your looks and hint at your personality.
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In these photos, your features should be clearly visible, so avoid images where sunglasses cover your face or you have completely different facial hair.
In addition, don't try to fool the viewer with old photos—stick to snaps dating from the past few years.