In today’s SkaDate Dating Software roundup: a new dating service is launched by AARP for people over 50 (with the main concept of finding a partner to share activities); India is expecting online dating boom in the nearest future; while some US dating sites begin offering special free service in time for Christmas.
We’ve already noticed a recent trend in combining online and offline dating services, and it doesn’t seem to loose any strength, as plenty of more dating sites begin to center their concepts on mixing up common social likes. The key to successful progress is to offer services accessible to varied age and social groups. All of this information is more proof the industry not standing still and building up its success. Choose your niche and start your own business with our professional tool in SkaDate dating script.
AARP Launches New Online Dating Service For People over 50 (International Business Times)
Paraag Sarva, HowAboutWe Director of Partnerships: “In their day and age dates were about shared activities and sharing experiences. One of the biggest pieces of feedback that the AARP received through the survey they’ve done in the last couple of months is that their [members] are just looking for someone to spend time with through some activity.”
Experts Expect Fast Expansion for India’s Online Dating Market (IBNLive)
Adam Sachs, StepOut Co-founder and CEO: “Dating culture in India is evolving rapidly. Changing cultural dynamics like the increase in average marriage age… are shifting the dating paradigm significantly.”
New Dating Service Direction: Offline Meetings for Real Dates (USA TODAY)
Eli Finkel, Social Psychologist: “What’s been amazing for us is that the industry in 2012 — be it Match.com or site after site after site — they’re emphasizing meeting face-to-face as a chemistry check.”
FriendFin Reveals Revenue of Free Dating Service SBWire (press release)
Founded in 2009, FriendFin is a 100% free dating site that helps people finds others with whom they are compatible and who are also looking for friendship or love.
Pros and Cons of Matching System Based on Common Social Likes (Ars Technica)
Most dating sites offer submitting profile questions to reveal common interests. New services match based on favorite subreddits or taste in humor. Users have a choice what system is working for them best.
Dating Site Relationship Offers Help to Singles This Christmas (Sacramento Bee)
Christmas is obviously a time that a lot of people associate with family and with fun, but for the single people out there, Christmas isn’t always guaranteed to be as busy or as full of fun. Dating site Relationship.com is currently offering people the chance to sign up to its dating network for free.