But 21 percent of plugged-in Americans still think that “people who use online dating sites are desperate.” (In 2005, 29 percent of them said so.) Even 13 percent of people who date online consider I’d submit that the framework of popular dating sites like and Ok Cupid only contribute to that notion.These sites still situate online dating as a meat market for semi-anonymous singles that’s disconnected from the rest of our online (and offline) identities.But as it turns out, they’re heaving shovelfuls of statistical manure at you.
I joined a couple online dating sites about a month ago, several weeks after my breakup.
Even if you love someone's profile, and you are having a nice first date, there's always the sneaking suspicion there's something big they left out of the profile, like the fact that they're Canadian or a murderer or a Canadian murderer.
People who post pictures on dating websites with multiple people in it are just asking for no one to talk to them.
Match was only marginally better, coming in at 93.1% inactive.
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.