Levy says she's willing to branch out beyond her religion.She’s used Jewish dating sites like JDate in the past, but is now open to looking for men who share her interests, if not her background.As many as 11% of American adults have used an online dating site of some type, including Match, e Harmony, and OKCupid.Some sites use technology like GPS to match singles who are nearby, or video-chat features like Face Time or Skype. Online dating lets you branch out beyond your social circle as you search for a partner, says Paul Eastwick, Ph D, assistant professor of human development and family sciences at the University of Texas in Austin.When they meet in person, they may complain that the person doesn’t match the perception, says ben-David.“It’s like our own internal movie screen and we project what we want to see,” he says. ’ But you are working with personas as opposed to actual people.” Mobile dating was a convenient way for Mosser to meet men her age who lived nearby, she says.When you talk about online dating these days, Tinder is the first thing that comes to mind.While dating websites have been present since a long time, there’s no doubt that the online dating scene has been revolutionized by Tinder.
You only get notified if you both express interest.
“Whereas most dating sites have that pressure-filled moment when you create a profile, Tinder is much more relaxed.” She says it worked for her because she could use it to plan to meet up for a casual meal, drink, or movie.