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People filter too much; they’d be better off vetting dates in person.“Online dating is just a vehicle to meet more people,” says the author and dating consultant Laurie Davis.
“It’s not the place to actually date.” The anthropologist Helen Fisher, who does work for Match.com, makes a similar argument: “It’s a misnomer that they call these things ‘dating services,’ ” she told us.
We recommend the following: If you are a woman, take a high-angle selfie, with cleavage, while you’re underwater near some buried treasure.
If you are a guy, take a shot of yourself spelunking in a dark cave while holding your puppy and looking away from the camera, without smiling.
The evidence from our two years of study, which included interviews around the world, from Tokyo to Wichita, Kan., says yes.“They be called ‘introducing services.’ They enable you to go out and go and meet the person yourself.”What about those search algorithms?When researchers analyzed characteristics of couples who’d met on Ok Cupid, they discovered that one-third had matching answers on three surprisingly important questions: “Do you like horror movies? One of the most amazing social changes is the rise of online dating and the decline of other ways of meeting a romantic partner. So it’s no surprise our screens are becoming the first place we turn to when looking for romance — because you need someone to take care of you when you get food poisoning on your vacation, right?