The second are will be for actual dating services and be divided accordingly.
This is an ongoing project that I plan to add to regularly.
Users seeking a relationship based on more than looks, understandably disheartened by this finding, may well revert to more traditional dating methods.
When it comes to finding love, “there’s a lid for every pot,” as the saying goes.
The Passion Network, for example, is a small empire of 250 dating hubs like bronypassions.com, for fans of the My Little Pony TV series; for mustache mavens; and even zombiepassions.com, for those obsessed with the walking dead.
Thanks to the growth of such sites, the industry has expanded at 3.5 percent a year since 2008--right through the recession--to become a .1 billion powerhouse.
The report covers the online dating industry, including both straight and same-sex sites.
There are sites catering for most age and income brackets and a plethora of ethnic and religious groups, not to mention a constant stream of new and innovative takes on the dating site format. According to businessman Justin Mc Leod “everyone recognizes that the traditional dating model is broken”, and it is this belief that has prompted many hopeful entrepreneurs to throw their hat into the online dating ring.