Dating in the 21st century?Presentation Transcript
Dating in the 21 Centuryhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/joshuarhodes/3357611013
Modern LoveOnline Dating is a bigger industry than the Adult porn industry20 million people visit at least one online dating service a month20% of singles in the States have gone on an actual date with someone they met onlinePlentyoffish users send 5.5 Billion Messages a year280,000 marriages a year, in the States alone, as a direct result online dating5,000 plus online dating services worldwide
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Science, maths or snake oil? For a fee, many dating sites will collect data about you, crunch the numbers and match you with someone whose compatibility Can a mathematical formula really identify pairs of singles who are especially likely to have a successful romantic relationship? Past 80 years of scientific research about what makes people romantically compatible suggests that such sites are unlikely to do what they claim to do.http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/12/opinion/sunday/online-dating-sites-dont-match-hype.html?_r=3