— that online dating “works.” This much should be obvious: We don’t actually know.
Some of the reasons for that ambiguity are clear in this latest study.
And a 2013 paper that suggested Internet access is boosting marriage rates.
Plus a whole host of dubious statistics, surveys and case studies from dating giants like e Harmony and Match.com, who claim — , even!!
(“Everyone knows that all personality profiling is bull****,” a former Match executive told him.
For starters, there’s this greater cultural issue of how we define relationship success: Is it marriage? Is it what Ok Cupid’s data team calls a “fourway” — four messages back and forth between two semi-interested parties?
That’s a tough one to parse, and different studies have defined it different ways.