Online Dating & Matchmaking Service Reviews

In 1996 Lavalife acquired Webpersonals, and in 1997 the company launched what has now become

Lavalife is truly different from all the other online dating and matchmaking sites. Here's why:
  • A transaction-based, pay-as-you-go payment model, so members have the control to choose when and how they want to click, whether they are looking to meet other singles for dating, relationships, or intimate encounters.
  • 3 distinct communities where singles can post their profiles - Dating, Relationships, and Intimate Encounters. 
  • A unique selection of products for singles to choose from, including web, telephone, and mobile-based offerings. Lavalife has over 600,000 active members exchanging over 1.3 million messages every day.
Site Testimonial: "Bob and I met on Lavalife. We hit it off instantly on the first date. It's a good thing, too, because I was tired of dating. Bob was my last date on my calendar! One year later we got married and we are still happily married today. Stamford, CT"
Primary Focus: Online dating and matchmaking for single men and women.
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Membership Info: FREE basic membership.
Service Territory: US, Canada, UK, and Australia
Target Audience: Heterosexual, Alternative, and Adult (Intimate)
Merits: FREE Basic Membership - post pictures, profile, and browse personals, reply to email and instant messages.

Large membership - over 600,000 members.

Lavalife offers features VERY unique to the online dating industry...

Unlike other dating web sites, you DON’T PAY for a monthly subscription. Simply buy credits as you need them to initiate contact via email and send instant messages to as many singles as you like.

Instant messaging with VIDEO

IVR technology, or Interactive voice response, enables singles to record a personal profile - available for other singles to respond 24/7.

Alternatively, exchange messages with other singles that are on the phone at the same time. If they so choose, they can connect live one-on-one through the service.

Lavalife® Mobile launched in 2004 and is available throughout the United States and Canada.
  • The Text version of Lavalife® Mobile allows singles to seek out exciting singles and to search profiles and exchange text messages anywhere, anytime using their mobile phones, and more.
  • Lavalife® Mobile's WAP (wireless application protocol) service is available on browser-capable mobile phones on major US and Canadian carriers. The WAP service works with both the Text messaging service and Lavalife® by Phone, allowing singles to search personal ads and connect with thousands of other local singles through their mobile phone.
A cutting edge dating site.

Excellent site design, presentation, and ease of use. Very professional.

Excellent performance (speed at which site loads).
Demerits: None.
Friendly Advice: As with any site, be yourself.  One of the most difficult things for us to do is view ourselves as others see us. Do your best to be accurate in your description, and post recent photos. Trust me, it will enhance your Internet dating experience.

"Welcome to Lavalife. Where singles click."

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