With dating sites being used as a form of social networking and social networking sites being used to find dates, it’s clearly a confusing world out there for the modern singleton.Yet with the online dating industry worth £170 million by 2012, and a 2014 study predicting that more than half of couples will meet in the digital world in 20 years’ time, it’s clear that dating websites have an enduring appeal.His profile said he was a 38-year-old postgraduate looking for a woman between 29 and 39.Griffiths contacted one person and tried to contact another using the name Ven1066, according to the Guardian.The Guardian is a British daily newspaper, known from 1821 until 1959 as The Manchester Guardian.Along with its sister papers The Observer and The Guardian Weekly, The Guardian is part of the Guardian Media Group, owned by The Scott Trust Limited.To exercise the right to cancel a subscription purchased through the Soulmates Website during the 14 day cancellation period referred to in the paragraph above, you must inform us (Guardian News & Media Limited, PO Box 68164, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1P 2AP, [email protected]), of your decision to cancel by a clear statement (e.g. You may use our contact form, but it is not obligatory.
The user who hadn't used the site for years and were no longer paying for services was surprised at being sent unsolicited explicit emails.
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A study by Chicago University in 2013 also found that couples who meet online are 25 per cent less likely to end in divorce or separation than those that began through friends or chance.
In a bid to pour some clarity on the issue, I investigated the vast and (occasionally) terrifying world of dating websites.