I joined February 4th, around 7 AM, and received a total of one vote, two winks, and six messages.

The messages were all nice, although one user messaged me three times.

And the great thing is, whether you prefer chatting extensively with your new crush first or a little fantasy in your play, there are diverse options to suit your every whim and desire.

With Watson and Stelle’s study in mind, we’ve tested several popular dating sites, looking also for easy online experiences, and come up with five – both free and fee-based, senior-specific and all-ages – that we deem senior-friendly. Click here to visit OKCupid Note Be aware when signing up for auto-payment on any online dating site: Complaints have been filed that certain sites continue to charge monthly fees after a member cancels. See our updated Best Senior Dating Sites (2014) Thinking of trying online dating?

Check out more Senior Planet articles: How to set up your online dating profile in 4 easy steps 11 ways to quit lurking and write your online dating profile Do you have a favorite dating site?

Featuring mobile chat rooms as well, helps you find and connect with single women and men throughout the globe.

All you have to do is answer a couple of simple questions and you’re ready to go.

Beacon Beacon isn't a dating app per say, but it can be used like one.

Unlike most other apps that have you log in through Facebook, Beacon has you log in with your Twitter account.To earn a “VIBee” badge on Bumble, male and female users alike must establish a track record of having real conversations with other users, says Whitney Wolfe, Bumble’s founder and CEO.Already, Bumble has established itself as an unworkable venue for guys accustomed to carpet-bombing women with “Hey baby” and “Nice (body part)” messages.“This is not some revenge against any other platform,” said the 26-year-old CEO, who as part of her harassment case had published provocative texts from Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen.Bumble, which also uses Tinder’s swipe feature to browse profiles, is rather “a means to emulate real life,” in which people can’t hide behind user names to spam or harass others, Wolfe says.You can create "events" — see if others want to meet up for a drink or pool for a Lyft — and then either limit the invite to mutual Twitter followers or make it public.