A 2005 study of data collected by the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that individuals are more likely to use an online dating service if they use the Internet for a greater number of tasks, and less likely to use such a service if they are trusting of others.

It is possible that the mode of online dating resonates with some participants' conceptual orientation towards the process of finding a romantic partner.

If you've been trawling through the masses of online dating sites on the internet that all look the same, we hope you'll find Flirthut is quite different.

We're not constructed by some common dating template - our site has been built specifically for us.

Some sites are completely free and depend on advertising for revenue.

Others utilize the freemium revenue model, offering free registration and use, with optional, paid, premium services.

The more people that join our dating site as a result of your referrals, the more credits you earn.

Click here for more information » Many dating sites lure you into signing up for free and then charge you to search or send and receive messages. We're free, fun, safe and our members have signed up specifically to use our dating service.

Still others rely solely on paid membership subscriptions.

Opinions and usage of online dating services also differ widely.

Other sites target highly specific demographics based on features like shared interests, location, religion, or relationship type.