Founded in 1996, FriendFinder.com is actually a network of 16 different dating sites. These sites cater to a variety of people and interests. They're the third largest dating site, with more than 8 million members, and one of the cheapest to join, with subscriptions starting a just $7.77 a month for 12 months.
Friendfinder offers a variety of search features and match features, plus several membership levels. They even have their own magazine where members can post advice, stories, jokes, and whatever comes to mind.
With FriendFinder's free membership your can create your own personal profile, upload your pictures, browse other member's profiles, and view emails from other members. In order to contact other members, however, you must purchase one of their paid memberships.
With a FriendFinder.com paid membership you can upload up to 5 pictures of yourself, create a voice message, make a personal video, and contact other members through emails, instant messages, and chat rooms.
Friendfinder offers two levels of membership - silver and gold. Silver membership is their standard membership. Gold Members have their names put at the top of any searches, and have more search options than silver members.
Profile - Create your own personal profile and include photos of yourself.
Email and instant messaging - Send emails and instant messages to other members.
Search - Search for other members by gender, sexual orientation, age, body type, and location.
Voice and video profiles - Create a personal voice message or video of yourself, and listen to other member's voice messages and videos.
FriendFinder Magazine - Read dating articles and get answers to your dating questions.
Free workshops - Get dating tips and advice to increase your dating skills and enhance your appeal to other members.
Blogs, Friend Network, and Interest Groups - Get up-to-date information and build friendships with other members.
Privacy - Your identity is completely protected. No one will know who you are until you tell them.
"FriendFinder is a personals network of 16 different sites that caters to all kinds of people, interests, and desires - with over 8 million active members worldwide (and growing every day!). FriendFinder has been a leader in online personals since 1996, making us one of the oldest and most established of its kind on the Internet."
The Bottom Line
Friendfinder isn't the largest dating site, but with 8 million members, your chances of finding someone special are very good. And if money is a concern, subscriptions start at just $7.77 a month for 12 months - the cheapest of all the major dating sites.