Although they have "temporarily shut down their service", for legal reasons, you need look no further than http://www.fakeyourspace.com for proof that identity validation services like Opinity will survive, and possibly thrive in the online social networking era. Fakeyourspace intends to cater to socially-challenged users of Myspace, Facebook, Consumating, and Friendster.

If that's not enough to convince you, re ad this: Online Personals Watch.