We think about idealized versions of ourselves and paint a skewed profile, often not on purpose, but because these sites are designed to make us feel great about ourselves.
If we don't enjoy the experience of entering our own user data, then the system will have less information to parse and ultimately too little content to push through its algorithms.
Everyone knows someone who met their spouse online.
A friend of mine whom I hadn’t seen in years told me recently that she, too, met her husband on an Internet dating site.
I'd seen commercials and magazine ads highlighting the technology behind the various websites, and to me it made perfect sense that data and math could do a much better job of bringing together compatible people than hope, fate, and a few Friday night cocktails.You never know how things are going to evolve until they do.But the benefit, she says, is that dating online gives you access to a lot more people than you’d ordinarily ever get to meet — and that’s how she connected with her future husband.It has long been seen as a less romantic way of meeting Mr Right.But finding love over the internet is a good way of meeting a marriage partner, research has showed.