Consumer reports internet dating
In the survey, respondents gave online dating sites the lowest satisfaction scores Consumer Reports has seen for any rated service in two decades - even lower than cable tv companies! But even with so many “dissatisfied” online daters, a surprising 44% of respondents who tried online dating say they have had or are in a serious long-term relationship or have gotten married, thanks to dating online. Consumer Reports surveyed nearly 10,000 online daters to find out which sites can lead to a meaningful match.Consumer Reports recommends look for a website that caters to your personal interests, values, lifestyle or faith.The study also found that different age groups use different sites.Even so, says an error in one of the databases meant that the name of Markin’s attacker wouldn’t have appeared on the list of sex offenders anyway.
Ok Cupid, Tinder and Grindr received marginally higher ratings than paid sites.
Carole Markin went on her second date in early 2010 with a man whom she had met on
After dinner, he drove her home and asked to use her bathroom. Markin later searched for information about her attacker on Google and found that the man had a history of violence and had been convicted of rape.
Online dating services were a .1 billion industry in 2012 with at least 1,500 websites in the United States, according to Market
About 40 million people in the United States used at least one dating mobile application or website in 2012, according to Statistic Brain, which is a research company.