But such events are not the core competency behind the algorithms and databases driving online dating technology. After all, the purpose of online dating is to stop online dating. [If you liked this blog post, please click the Donate button or support me through Patreon.
from Brooklyn, NY for suggesting this week’s topic: Online dating, once a fringe and stigmatized activity, is now over a billion industry.
With our digital past in hot pursuit, we can’t craft a new life away from our previous mistakes.
For post-divorce singles, this is especially significant because the end of a marriage comes the opportunity for personal change and transformation. Here are my predictions for the future of online dating – 1.
The blockades to truthful, verified online dating profiles are mostly about laws and our own human behavior. We actually need to lie on our online dating profiles because there’s an arms race of bullshit even if unintentional.
When one person lies on an online dating profile, it becomes tacit permission for another person to lie.
It can not, however, compete with full-service matchmakers. Niche online dating websites will chip away at the big boys from Match Holdings until that company buys them up. I strongly suspect that entrepreneurs behind niche online dating websites have an exit plan of being bought by Match Holdings so they can profit handsomely. Online dating can’t fix the issues of human behavior.It’s up to the online dating services to solve the technical issues. Traditional matchmaking will continue to grow but assisted with online dating so the matchmaker can use it to find a larger pool of singles to match with clients.Regardless, validated online dating and traditional matchmaking will become serious competitors unless clients have the deep pockets to afford the matchmaker’s fees.It’s already starting with Vali DATE, an online dating service that is being rolled out in various cities as it grows.
The expense of validated dating will also serve to weed out the validation queens and entertainment seekers.It’s not because of Tinder.” Tinder is owned by Match Group Inc.