The real judgments begin when singletons “friend” each other on Facebook .Some 58% are turned off by anyone who complains on Facebook, and exactly half of singletons are put off by potential dates who are too active on social media, the study concluded.And i Messages are mostly encrypted, if it’s between two i Phone users.
The survey, which was released ahead of the 10th anniversary of Apple’s i Phone this week, found that i Phone owners are 21 times more likely to judge others negatively for having an Android, while those who have an Android are 15 times more likely to judge others negatively for having an i Phone.
And those who have older models of either smartphone are 56% less likely to get a date.
“That would explain why there are so many baffled single people, and so many awful people in general.” Don’t miss: Rich women like rich men, and rich men like slender women Still, these lovelorn consumers may have good reason for exercising such caution after viewing other people’s Facebook accounts.
Romantic relationships are private affairs, Rodman says.
"It was a profitable company, and there was no need to raise money." Plenty of Fish's deal with Match will close by the end of the year.
Frind says Plenty of Fish, which has 90 million registered users and 3.6 million active daily users, was "immediately profitable." In 2008, Frind told The New York Times that his website's net profits were about million a year and that he worked only about 10 hours a week. "It's funny, once you start adding people to the company, the amount of time you have to work goes up," he told Business Insider. I've been working normal hours the past few months." Match Group CEO Sam Yagan said in a statement that he had been interested in Plenty of Fish for more than 10 years.
Nearly 15% of adults who are currently dating would think twice about dating someone with a cracked smartphone screen, it added.
“The metrics of the traditional date have shifted,” says Simon Rego, chief psychologist at Montefiore Medical Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.
On Tuesday, the dating website Plenty of Fish got acquired by Match Group, an IAC/Inter Active subsidiary that recently announced plans to go public later this year.
Plenty of Fish sold to Match Group for 5 million in cash.
“If you’re living every breath of your life out loud on social media, you may be perceived as not being reliable enough to honor the sanctity of another’s confidence or of a romantic relationship.