People begin dating at all different ages, and this is as true of conventional dating as it is of Internet dating. When you are in school that is the time in your life when you will be surrounded by the greatest number of members of the opposite sex so you should probably take the time to get to know people in your own area through social activities such as dances, parties etc. before you consider looking for potential dates by way of the Internet.

Creating a great profile

One of the most important things to do when dating online is to create a GREAT profile. The profile is one of the first things you see and read about a potential date. If writing is not your thing, consider free copywriting services powered by artificial intelligence. Our favorite artificial intelligence writing tool is You can use it to write your profile title, descriptions, likes, and dislikes. You can even use the ‘rewrite sentence’ feature to email prospective dates and send thank you notes after successful first dates.

Pictures are also an important aspect of a great profile. Post several different pictures that highlight your interests and personality.

Online dating website age

According to the law there is a certain age that you must be in order to register with online dating websites. Not all countries impose the same legal limits on registration age but for most the age is 18 years and that goes for Australia and most American dating websites. Some websites deem it necessary for adults to be 21 years of age and older. Websites that closely adhere to the Child Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) should implement a program at their dating websites that are able to verify the applicant’s age. One such tool is the BirthDate technology which makes it possible to screen prospective members and makes it impossible for minors to join the sites.

Internet dating and finding friendship

Internet dating is not always about dating, as sometimes it is simply a method of making new friends. If you reach the age at which dating online is permitted then go ahead and see whom you are able to meet. Do not believe all of the horror stories you hear about meeting people online. While it is necessary to be cautious and to keep your safety in mind, there are plenty of smart, interesting and nice people just like yourself who want to meet other people but are not finding it easy to do so. This is especially the case for those who have moved to a new town or city alone and do not know anyone and also for those who have health problems or other issues that make it difficult for them to get out and socialize with others.

It never hurts to do some research online before you make the leap into internet dating. Check out some reviews of dating websites and be honest with yourself about what you are looking for, be it friendship, a short-term relationship or a long-term committed relationship. Most of all remember that dating is supposed to be fun so have fun with it!