Online Dating Online dating has changed how singles meet. Online dating became a way of life for millions of people around the world looking for companionship. Online dating has open up a lot of doors for people who aren’t great dating in real life. With all the challenges of dating in today’s world, more people have been move to the internet more. Through all the controversy, online dating shouldn’t be banned because of provides great matching compatibility, assess to others, and offers number of ways to communicate.
Internet dating is one of the most popular ways to meet a potential person that meets your needs for your ideal relationship. For a love bases, online relationships are just ridiculous. The starting idea of internet dating was to get to know someone without knowing what they look like, to create chemistry with another person without considering looks. If you scan those sites you’ll see unrealistic looking girls or even boys as their profile picture. Even so with their personal profile, most people will create false information to suit a person that is more likely to get matches or interests.
People use this website to communicate with each other using, email, chat and other service such as video. Usually after chatting for a specific amount of time the users tend to meet. Online Dating is a modern day phenomenon and helps by expanding the user’s network of finding a potential partner, which can help people lead to successful marriages, but also has negative outcomes that people need o be aware of. There are many differences between modern dating and traditional dating. Traditionally people use to date by meeting someone in the street, at the workplace, school, newspaper personal ads, dating agencies, and dating events.
Some of my friends actually found Internet boyfriends of their own. T... ... middle of paper ... ...e often more comfortable and more likely to let their personalities shine through, forcing a relationship to be based on personality, rather than looks alone. It is also not as hard to be rejected or reject someone online because you can avoid face-to-face contact. Another plus about meeting people online is the wide variety, so you can get to know numerous people at once. As I said before there are billions of people who subscribe to dating websites.
Although traditional dating is often extensively time consuming for both people, online dating, however, is more convenient, highly successful, as well as a cost effective, fun and safe way to meet other single people. The convenience of online dating has become a very appealing way to find romance, in today’s busy world. Today, our lives are so fast paced with demanding jobs, errands, and social obligations that the hours of the day just slip away. Moreover, many people have lost the ability and time need... ... middle of paper ... ...nsive dates. As well as saving the dater from possibly devastating matches unsuited to the dater—thus, online dating eliminates some of the undesirable matches one encounters in traditional dating.
Page 2 Evidence of online dating By Joes Ho Pui Lam From a cross-national survey, Hogan, Li and Dutton report that online dating is prevalent in all countries nowadays. Using the Internet everyday is common for people to have social activities, no matter they are from which countries. Lots of online sources provide a platform for them to have online dating (9). With the rapid advancement of Web technologies, online dating starts rising from 1997(10). However, Hogan, Li and Dutton use “cohort” effect to show that online dating is not only mainly for the teens who are willing to adopt to technology, but also to the early thirties (10-11).
There are marketing tools and techniques used to win them over. These online dating sites have done many things correct. Picking the best market audience is very important to online dating sites. Sites such as eHarmony.com and Chemistry.com market to the 35 and up group where Match.com tends to focus on the younger, Myspace generation of daters. These audiences play a very important part when analyzing marketing techniques because each audience appeals to a different form of marketing.
Most of the profits made by dating companies come from online and mobile dating services provide a lot of creative services. Harvey claims that people prefer online dating is because it provides more options and easier to find someone that meets their criteria. However, companies are not able to solve all the problems of online dating so a lot of new apps are released to perfect the industry. Overall, Online dating as a new way of building relationships, has benefits people in many different ways. Firstly, internet helps people from all around the world to connect with each other.
1.1 Background of study The reason that I am interested in studying online dating is that I wanted to understand how people perceive ideas of finding love in the online world. After searching for love, two strangers can fall in love with each other. To me, love is a very mysterious thing and anyone can fall into it at any time. When I was studying in primary school, I heard many rumours from my female and male friends that they liked each other. Anyhow, many of them were just puppy love where it ended after finishing school.
More options have also been provided as the internet is world-wide. This gives singles in search of a romantic relationship the opportunity to meet other singles from all over the world. Singles can be matched with other singles through online dating services based on similar traits which gives more options for potential romances. Internet romantic relationships are becoming more common (Pauley, & Sommer, 2007), the media is continuously using online romances as a topic of interest. The versatility of the internet allows everyone to use it which also contributes to its growing popularity.