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As a result, dating digitally offers much greater choice.A bar, choir or office might have a few tens of potential partners for any one person. This greater choice—plus the fact that digital connections are made only with mutual consent—makes the digital dating market far more efficient than the offline kind. Because of the gulf in pickiness between the sexes, a few straight men are doomed never to get any matches at all.
The company also runs pop-ups, hosts events and has spoken of plans to launch more physical locations — “Hives,” in Bumble lingo — sometime this year.
On Tantan, a Chinese app, men express interest in 60% of women they see, but women are interested in just 6% of men; this dynamic means that 5% of men never receive a match.
In offline dating, with a much smaller pool of men to fish from, straight women are more likely to couple up with men who would not get a look-in online.
In America more than a third of marriages now start with an online match-up.
The internet is the second-most-popular way for Americans to meet people of the opposite sex, and is fast catching up with real-world “friend of a friend” introductions.Bumble is the latest digital brand to try to extend its reach through a print publication.