MORE: Inside Tinder: Meet the Guys Who Turned Dating Into an Addiction“It was really, really astonishing, since [romantic relationships] aren’t the purpose of these sites,” he says of the data, which came from e Harmony, the online dating service.
Hall decided to investigate the connection, and learn more about who was meeting their significant other this way, and how well these marriages fared.
This isn't feeding the My Space beast - it's more like leeching off it.
But these services all add value, so hopefully My Space won't feel the need to throttle them or (worse still) build an in-house version.
MORE: Online Dating Doesn’t Just Save You Time, It Saves You at Least $6,400And when the participants were compared on marital satisfaction, the partners who met via social networking reported being just as happy as those who were introduced on online dating sites, which tout their compatibility benefits, and more satisfied than those who met on online communities, which nurture conversations among people with similar interests and beliefs.