First Met, formerly known as AYI, is an online dating service that can be accessed through a mobile or Facebook app and on the web.
The free platform allows users to connect with new people based on mutual friends and interests.
Most dating sites have become extremely good about policing their members for negative or unsafe behavior.
There are several sites that offer additional levels of security including background checks and photo verification.
The company focuses on the interests of people in a certain age range who want a place to feel confident and comfortable while seeking a potential date.View Profile Harvard Business School graduate, Mark Brooks, has been an expert in the Internet dating business since 1998.He is currently the CEO of Courtland Brooks, a consultancy agency for the Internet dating industry, and runs Online Personals He prides himself on being a New Media Futurist and can be reached at Linked In.Online dating websites offer a variety of methods on how to search for a mate.