“If we want equal rights in this country, it has to be equal rights for everybody.” Russell points to his site’s recent traffic as evidence that others agree: More than 100,000 people visited White People Meet on Sunday, and — as of this writing — 1,033 people have registered to browse the site for free.
With dating sites being used as a form of social networking and social networking sites being used to find dates, it’s clearly a confusing world out there for the modern singleton.
Yet with the online dating industry worth £170 million by 2012, and a 2014 study predicting that more than half of couples will meet in the digital world in 20 years’ time, it’s clear that dating websites have an enduring appeal.
Ok Cupid (OKC) stands out because it is one of the biggest dating sites out there.
It's has 30 million active users, with a million logging in every day.
“On Twitter, actually” she says, clearly surprising even herself with her answer “which in a way is better.
People only reveal a very specific corner of their personality on dating sites, but on social networks you get to see what they think and feel about a whole range of topics, as well as what their sense of humour is like”.I’m on set at a Zombie-Valentine-themed boutique lingerie shoot (don’t ask) chatting to long-term single, serial-dating model Melis*.She’s tried pretty much every mainstream online site going, but confesses that she isn’t really looking for love.“It’s more like a game of snap” she tells me.I like men who take care of themselves and that includes physically.A man's appearance and hygiene habits do matter, so if a guy goes for regular manicures and pedicures that's the kind of guy that is of interest to me.Thereafter, the more questions you answer, the more likelihood the OKC algorithm will find you a match.