The Dubious Science of Online Dating
The New York Times: How scientific are the “matching algorithms” of online-dating Web sites? For a fee, many dating sites will collect data about you, crunch the numbers and match you with someone who, as
Internet Cupids often miss their mark: researchers
Chicago Tribune: Combing dating websites for that perfect love match can be very frustrating, and a group of U.S. psychology professors released a report on Monday explaining why there is no substitute for meeting face-to-face.
Online dating’s promise — and pitfalls
Los Angeles Times: Online dating has come a long way from its less-than-positive association with the personal ad. But is it actually a better way to meet that special someone? In some ways yes —
Online dating services don’t work, scientists say
CBS News: Scientists want you to think twice before doubling down on online dating services. A new study published in the upcoming issue of Psychological Science in the Public Interest is shedding light on the
Dating in the Digital Age
The report card is in, and the online dating industry won’t be putting this one on the fridge. A new scientific report concludes that although online dating offers users some very real benefits, it falls
Does Online Dating Make It Harder to Find ‘the One’?
TIME: Everyone knows someone who met their spouse online. A friend of mine whom I hadn’t seen in years told me recently that she, too, met her husband on an Internet dating site. They’re happily