Has there been a geek population explosion, or perhaps is web dating going main-stream?
SHELLEY HOWELLS braves the netherworld of internet dating and discovers many well modified enthusiasts along with a few weirdos. Few terms therefore quickly conjure pictures of sad, desperate geeks/weirdos/social cripples. We have seen the television documentaries featuring assorted oddballs telling their tales of woe or joy, we have been told over and over again just just exactly how dangerous it really is on the market, and thus most of us have actually shunted web dating to the « too weird » container.
Yet internet dating sites keep growing. January internet stats from Hitwise show that the very best two regional internet sites, NZ Dating and Findsomeone had been 3rd and 9th respectively in a position of Kiwi internet web web sites’ share of the market, with both having gained appeal because the month prior to. (suite…)