As we get older, we still have a need for closeness and companionship.
Many older people find themselves newly single, or simply decide now’s the time to find a partner.
Once you’ve set up a profile, you’ll be able to send and receive messages.
The more information you include, the easier it is for people to see what you are like and whether you might be a good match.
To put a photo online you need a digital camera or a smartphone.
To ensure you don’t fall for a scam: For more information about online dating fraud, visit Action Fraud's website.
If you think you have been a victim of dating fraud or any other type of scam, report it to the police and Action Fraud.