Research on dating
It is impossible to say when the first couple fell in love by communicating with one another over their computers' modem connections. Many people are attracted to the use of online dating services because of they provide a sense of anonymity.
Although there are various positive aspects associated with the phenomenon of online dating, there are also some negative aspects to be found in the experience as well.According to Ben-Ze'ev, the actualization process might fail not only because of deception in a person's profile, but also because people tend to use their imaginations to create an "illusion" about their prospective partners (140-141).Another drawback to online dating is found in the need to fill out questionnaires, which can sometimes be very lengthy and time-consuming.Despite being a relatively young industry, online dating has already become one of the most profitable types of business to be found on the Internet.Online dating services currently attract millions of users every day, and the industry as a whole is making hundreds of millions of dollars each year.
This paper will start out by providing an overview of the online dating industry, including a brief history and a description of its current status.