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Used a questionnaire and an IBM 1401 to match students. "By the fall of sixty-five, six months after the launch, some ninety thousand Operation Match questionnaires had been received, amounting to $270,000 in gross profits, about $1.8 million in today's dollars."Eros (Contact Inc.) launches. "Everybody was letting it all hang out in other ways," said Raymond Shapiro, a business manager for the New York Review of Books, "so suddenly it was okay to display oneself in print.
It was very important to be 'self-aware.' So you'd get ads like: 'Astrologer, 27, psychology student, desires to establish non-superficial friendship with sensitive, choicelessly aware persons who are non-self-oriented, deep, and wish to unearth real, personness relationships.' " The service achieved some notability, but it never overcame stigma.
Operation Match (part of Compatibility Research Inc.) launches.
Started by Jeff Tarr and Vaughan Morrill at Harvard. "In one distribution of questionnaires, he drew eleven thousand responses at each, or ,000 in gross profits, about 0,000 in today's dollars." Classifieds made a comeback in America in the 1960s and 1970s, encouraged by the era's inclination toward individualism and social exhibitionism.
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Eventually people lost interest as BBSs lost out to the World Wide Web, and Matchmaker was superseded by
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The researchers from Queensland University of Technology analyzed hundreds of thousands of online dating interactions from the Australian dating site RSVP, involving 41,000 individuals during a four-month period last year.