It may seem like online dating is straightforward, but what's happening behind the scenes—and your screen—can be confusing and can often produce bizarre results.
In part because of how dating sites are designed, most of us see photos first, and that's when we determine whether to read through the rest of a profile.
from Brooklyn, NY for suggesting this week’s topic: Online dating, once a fringe and stigmatized activity, is now over a billion industry.
Over 40 million Americans have given online dating a try, and over a of the American couples married between 20 met online.
There was just one problem: I didn't want to throw myself back into the dating pool. Between the time I started online dating and now, I've discovered exactly how dating websites work.
I've tracked and analyzed data, spoken to computer scientists, and figured out what makes certain profiles successful.
Registration is for free, sign up and start dating and chatting to single people.
I'd enjoy an exhilarating freedom—I could learn how to paint or wear yoga pants all weekend long if I wanted.