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"Unlike shopping for a bank or a refrigerator, in the case of online dating, the refrigerator has to like you back," Gilman said.
"There is a different level of exposure to disappointment and that's captured in the poor overall scores." Once considered taboo, online dating is now a socially accepted and booming multibillion dollar business that continues to grow.
Overall, respondents preferred free sites like Ok Cupid, Tinder and Grindr over paid sites like Match and e Harmony, in part because of the value.
The now infamous infidelity dating site Ashley Madison, which was one of the most expensive, was also the lowest-scoring online dating service, with a score of 37.
The user will undergo a battery of other tests before the site selects a perfect match. This is made possible by the varied communication channels that the site offers including text, audio and video chat.
The site has garnered over 20 million users and the number continues to grow.
When joining, you are asked to choose your relationship status; either “attached male seeking female” or “attached female seeking male”.
It is free but you can join premium members for .99 a month.
The site offers profile matching to help you find a matching friend, lover or spouse.