Charlie Stelle, have been researching the landscape and found that people over 60 represent the most rapidly growing demographic in online dating.
They use these popular sites as a way to meet other teens who have similar interests, and get to know them initially without the pressure that can come with actively pursuing a relationship.
Our members are mostly educated singles aged 30-55, so you can easily meet someone like-minded, whether you're a younger professional or an older dater getting into online dating for the first time.
Its terms and conditions say that users must be aged 13 and up and no older than 19 - but a Queensland police officer says a Child Protection Unit confirmed to her it was a 'playground for paedophiles', the Townsville Bulletin reported.
A blog on the website features posts targeted at school-aged teens, such as 'Big changes are coming to the SAT test: What you need to know', 'Safety tips for those that are studying abroad this summer', '10 things every teenage girl should know' and '10 social apps every teen should have'.
Safety precautions outlined on the site describe screening for 'suspicious sexually oriented keywords', photographs, chat room moderation, user blocking and a reporting function for people acting inappropriately.