While the primary hurdle for Facebook may be privacy, there are other challenges, too.
Just because someone’s profile indicates they are single does not mean they are ready for dating or want to be contacted by a stranger.
Who do we know in common and what mutual interests do we share?
But there is a site out there with 1 billion people that is quite familiar with my friends and me, as well as all of our interests: Facebook.
With Facebook’s Graph Search and the company’s newly expressed interest in online dating, can it reinvent dating, drive down the associated stigma and expand the market?
I met my wife on an online dating site, and we have been happily married for nine years.
Since the launch of Match in 1995, singles have searched for fun and love online by attempting to describe themselves in 500 words or fewer.
The site restricts information sharing to prevent identity leakage and maintain control over communication.
A common question you will hear most singles ask when they first meet is, “Who do we know in common?