The authors of “Freakonomics” discovered that 56% of men that create an online dating profile do not even get one single message while Jupiter Research found that 97% quit within 3 months.
When you visit Match.com, you’ll be presented with a form to search for singles where you can enter simple details, such as if you are a man looking for a woman, etc.
This is actually part of the process to sign up for the service.
Online dating sites love to boast about the millions of members they have.
But as it turns out, they’re heaving shovelfuls of statistical manure at you.
Few Americans had online dating experience when Pew Research Center first polled on the activity in 2005, but today 15% of U. adults report they have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps.
Here are five facts about online dating: Online dating has lost much of its stigma, and a majority of Americans now say online dating is a good way to meet people.
This means that 19 out of 20 profiles on these sites are either past members who aren’t around anymore, or non-paying members who can’t respond.
OKCupid was acquired by Match in 2011, and that article has since been taken down (for obvious reasons).
Hopefully this information can help decide if this service would be worth your time or not.
If you are interested, you can see more on my thoughts on this topic in my article titled Is Online Dating Worth It?
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