So there's no longer a negative stigma attached to online dating," said the report's author, Victor Anthony, Topeka's managing director of Internet media. In a recent Pew Internet survey, 59 percent of Americans said they consider online dating a good way to meet people compared with 44 percent in 2005. are single, meaning there's plenty of opportunity for dating sites.Other research suggests that more than a third of married couples now meet online. The unmarried population stands at 47 percent, up from 42 percent in 1994, according to the Census Bureau.People just like you, are waiting to hear from you now, seeking dates, love or marriage. Features include: Unique state of the art live video with voice - Flash alert system instantly lights up whenever someone views your profile or sends you a message - Find out which members added you as a favorite - Email notification when a member winks at you - Know if your messages are being read - Browse online personals & view photos - Compatibility match system - 100% free to read your messages, review your matches, flirt, send messages, see who viewed your profile and much more!- Tons of profiles - Only a few seconds to sign up!Analysts say is best positioned to capitalize on the surge, so much so that Topeka has increased the value of the company's stock to from and recommends investors purchase shares of IAC in anticipation of a spinoff.(IAC announced in December that the dating website will be reorganized as a separate business called Match Group, with its own chairman, potentially setting the stage for a spinoff.) "A company like Match, they have the best potential to gain significant market share in terms of the number of subscribers," Anthony said.Millions of Americans use dating sites, social networking sites, and chat rooms to meet people. But scammers also use these sites to meet potential victims.
You can find thousands of locals to meet for dates, a relationship or find love.
It's the first and only website where you can rent out your friendship and get paid.
There are millions of people in the world who are looking to make new friends, learn new talents as well as have someone to attend events and activities with.
All told, the dating services industry is expected to generate .1 billion this year, and nearly 70 percent will come from the thousands of dating websites across the globe.
But even though the industry as a whole is growing, not all online personals sites are created equal, and analysts say only a select few make for good investments. Others focus on niche markets like race, religion and ethnicity.
Some even make wedding plans before disappearing with the money.