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20 Surprising Online Dating Stats

Online Dating Know What You Are Getting Into With our lives getting busier and loneliness taking a toll, it could be tricky to find a date. That's where online dating sites come into the picture. They could be the perfect abode to find love. For those who are intrigued by the concept of online dating, the infographic shares information that's not just good-to-know, but helpful as well. Online Dating is Booming Online dating industry was worth $900 million in 2007, and soared to $1.9 billion in the next 5 years The number of visitors on online dating sites raised from 20 million to 40 million over the span of five years Dating sites see a surge from January through March. The reason being - New Year Resolutions GOOD TO KNOW STATS 60 Percent 40 Percent 65 Percent 1 of 5 of single males have tried online dating singles dated someone of all singles have considered online dating of single females have tried online dating they met online at some point in time HOW TO MAKE SURE THE CUPID STRIKES ONLINE? 1 Be willing to date 1 Know what you want Upload a smiling photograph because a picture is worth a thousand words I Don't make your profile look like a sales pitch Be realistic. Success doesn't come easily I Don't fake Look for a dating buddy, who can guide you better DO'S OF PROFILE CREATION 1 Sell yourself, but don't overdo 1 Mention your best qualities 1 Don't exaggerate, but be honest 1 Keep it short ***** DON'TS OF PROFILE CREATION 1 Stay away from poetry 1 Don't talk about your sexual or drinking habits 1 No preachings about politics, religion or money WHAT ATTRACTS THE MOST? 64 percent online daters say common interests attract the most Top common interests 43 percent 40 percent 43 percent 43 percent Favorite bands Favorite foods Favorite movies Favorite books Online daters are 20 percent less likely to respond to messages that are simple or have grammatical mistakes Date-ready? Be careful! 81 percent of people don't tell their right age, weight, and height on online dating platforms. Most women claim themselves to be 8.5 lbs thinner than what they actually are Most Men reveal themselves to be 2 lbs thinner and a half inch taller Most women have profile pics that are 1.5 years old Most men have profile pics that are six months old 50 percent single women prefer the guy to choose a venue for dinner, and pay as well. If disappointed, have a backup plan ready. Take help of a friend to bail you out. WHAT'S NEXT? 17 percent online daters got married to partners they met online 33 percent daters don't give up and keep looking for the perfect match meetopolis infographic by: I CETA MEET THE ONE.

20 Surprising Online Dating Stats

shared by Eavesy on Jan 16
Here is an infographic from the guys at Meetopolis which features interesting facts about online dating for you to check out.




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