Presentation on theme: "Technology Dating Sam Adrignola. The New Age of Dating A recent study has shown that millions of people are starting to use online dating services, and."— Presentation transcript:
The New Age of Dating A recent study has shown that millions of people are starting to use online dating services, and even more are have joined since the beginning of the recession in September 2008 (Figure1).
Rise of Online Dating Online dating can hypothetically be summed up as two people trying to fall in love through cyberspace : Online personals, match.com, friendfinder.com, date.com, chemistry.com, perfectmatch.com, eharmoney.com, matchmaker, christiancafe.com, bigchurch.com, jdate.com, Jewish friendfinder.com, blacksingles.com, blackmatch.com, amigos.com, Hispanicmatch.com, senior friendfinder.com, SeniorMatch.com, and many more websites
How it Works Most websites start with the user making a profile. The profile usually consists of a brief look at ones life. For example, likes, dislikes, a picture, and hobbies would all most likely be in a profile. Some websites let users view other peoples profiles. Other websites actually do the searching for the user. Or in other words, the user lets the website find Mrs. or Mr. Right for them.
New Stats and Facts Online dating is now bigger than Porn The website Eharmony.com itself spent 93.3 million dollars from January to September, 2008 on Advertising Another study showed that the usage of online dating has actually made the divorce rate go down
Dangers The anonymity of internet dating is a big danger itself. I date this girl for two years-and then the nagging starts: I want to know your name (Mike Binder). Obviously the anonymous parts of online dating are very sketchy. most websites will not include their failure rate, common complaints, and precautions
Traditional vs. Online Traditional dating and meeting usually seem to develop some sort of physical relationship. Online dating has no physical relationship until the two decide to actually meet. It is very easy to decide which kind of dating seems to be easier.