Related: How Work Affects Your Love (and Sex) Life At the core of most companies’ growth plans is expanding mobile use.Online daters now spend more time on dating apps than they do on the sites themselves.
Leader Inter Active Corp (IAC) owns at least 30 sites, including and OKCupid, followed by e Harmony.com, which targets a slightly older demographic. Of 19,000 couples married between 20, more than a third met through an online dating site, according to a study in last May’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
When it comes to finding love, “there’s a lid for every pot,” as the saying goes.
These days, online dating makes it easier than ever to find your “lid.” While dominated by big name, mass audience sites, like and e Harmony, a growing number of niche sites are finding success targeting singles looking for something very specific.
Still, those who break up can take solace that they’ll have plenty of help—from the likes of divorcedpeoplemeet.com, divorcedating.com, and justdivorcedsingles.com—in getting fixed up again.
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