Size of online dating market
In fact, the dating sector is now one of the fastest evolving industries on the planet.And with record numbers of singles turning to the Internet to find love, friendships and hookups, it shows no signs of slowing down.Perhaps websites such as will get a boost in popularity as people start to realize that the “disposable” nature of the industry isn't as effective at seeding relationships.
There are some really unconventional dating applications out there: Bristlr, which matches women with bearded men; Feeld, for polyamorus couples to meet “unicorns” and other couples; Hater, which matches people who hate the same things... We're starting to see more website and applications focused around particular sub-cultures and orientations, providing yet another method of filtration.
As more people focus on the niche applications, the appeal of Tinder could start to fade.
Maybe we'll see singles move back to the more traditional platforms instead.
Dating apps, both new and old, can no longer survive without the swipe left/right mechanic.
The problem with this trend is that it's based almost solely on physical attraction from the outset – few take note of written profiles.The once-great became renowned for fake profiles, and people grew tired.