Online Casual Dating Overview
Online Casual Dating is a system that enables single people a way to find and introduce themselves to other singles. These new personal connections are made via the Internet. Usually the goal of developing personal relationships with someone that shares a common interest.
By using an online dating service that provides a specific way to meet new people for online casual dating. Contact is made by personal computers, laptops, tablets or mobile devices. Many companies offer a wide variety of Single Events and services, most of which are profile-based.
Continue reading Online Casual Dating Overview
The Risk of Online Dating
There are mixed opinions regarding the safety of online dating. In a 2011 study, over 50% did not view online dating as a dangerous activity. On the other hand, 43% thought that online dating involved risk.
Because online dating takes place in virtual space, it is possible for profile information to be misrepresented. While some sites conduct background checks on members, many do not. Some profiles may not represent real humans but rather “bait profiles” placed online by site owners to attract new paying members. Some site owners and advertisers create “spam profiles” to market services and products.
Continue reading The Risk of Online Dating
Social Trends in Online Casual Dating
Since 2010 the Internet Casual Dating scene has become more popular with smartphones.
At the end of November 2014, there were 844 lifestyle and dating sites, a 38% increase since the start of the year. The stigma associated with casual online dating dropped over the years and people view online dating more positively. The Pew Research Center noticed an increase in usage of online casual dating sites by Americans. Many of which used these sites to pursue their romantic interests. About one in ten respondents reported visiting online dating websites.
Continue reading Social Trends in Online Casual Dating