Here are five facts about online dating: Online dating has lost much of its stigma, and a majority of Americans now say online dating is a good way to meet people.When we first studied online dating habits in 2005, most Americans had little exposure to online dating or to the people who used it, and they tended to view it as a subpar way of meeting people.It's commonly used to verify the identity of a celebrity."In an era of catfishing and fake identities, authenticity is key, which is why we’re leveraging Twitter’s world-class verification system to make dating safer," reads a description on Loveflutter's website."We're like Tinder Select with a more transparent membership process, Loveflutter founder Daigo Smith tells Mashable, who first reported on Blue.Twitter recently opened up the process for gaining the blue checkmark, allowing any one to apply through their website for verified status.
But a traditional Tinder account is just too basic for the rich and famous (especially if they want to hookup with mutually wealthy people). Members only see intersection of what they are looking for and what other members are looking for. Free messaging and status posting for undergraduates (5 messages/day limit).All Paid users can message and post and they also have added benefits.Today, nearly half of the public knows someone who uses online dating or who has met a spouse or partner via online dating – and attitudes toward online dating have grown progressively more positive.To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.