(CBS) - Scientists want you to think twice before doubling down on online dating services. "To date, there is no compelling evidence that any online dating matching algorithm actually works," Finkel said in a press release.
A new study published in the upcoming issue of Psychological Science in the Public Interest is shedding light on the science - or lack thereof - behind online dating services. "If dating sites want to claim that their matching algorithm is scientifically valid, they need to adhere to the standards of science, which is something they have uniformly failed to do.
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Welcome to Day 23 of 30 Days of Dating Advice for Intellectual Badasses.
We’re still covering the brave world of online dating, and how you can maximize your online dating experience.
There is definitely an audience for quick access to hundreds of people online.
Perhaps it's not the most effective way to meet your soul mate, but it is efficient for scooping up a dinner date.
There's no denying that online dating is here to stay.