“Finding a soul mate can cost you.” As the data breach of the adultery website, Ashley Madison.com, has shown, online dating doesn’t come cheap — in terms of monthly fees and, in extreme cases, public embarrassment and lawyer’s fees in divorce court.Hackers alleged late Tuesday that they had dumped account details and log-in information of around 32 million users of the website, revealing millions of street addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and credit-card details.Casual daters are often accustomed to living in the fast lane.They can zip from one partner to the next without once glancing in the rear-view mirror.So perhaps it should come as no surprise that as the popularity of online dating has risen, so have prices.
There’s just no time to waste on slow-moving, relationship-seeking daters who’re blocking the way.
Avid Life Media called it “an act of criminality.” Many people are looking for love online, and some — even those who are already married — are looking for hook-ups, but even those who are looking for love should be aware of what lies ahead. Roughly 30 million unique users, or about 10% of the U. population, visit dating sites every month, according to market researcher Nielsen.
And many of them pay a hefty sum for that chance to meet their perfect match.
But it's not just that will be bursting at the seams with potential soulmates today: Plenty Of Fish is also anticipating record traffic today, although their lovebirds are also early birds-their clicks will likely peak at 5 p.m. Everything you need to know before you choose: Online Dating Websites Decoded.) Now you know when to click, but do you know who to click on?
Pictures offer more information than just how cute they are, after all.