Percentage of people dating online
And the perceived degree of similarity between participants and dates also took a dive after face-to-face encounters. Online profiles inherently provide limited pictures of people, a level of vagueness that is fuel, Norton said, for love-seeking imaginations.“Because people so much want to find somebody, we find that they read into the profile.
Profiles were corroborated with real-life measurements of a sample of users.
The opposite was found if the first trait got a positive score.“Inevitably, I’m going to find something we don’t agree on.