A 2,700 percent growth rate is pretty impressive—a solid return on all the media coverage and Twitter advertising (“Build a wall at the border, not around your heart,” reads one promoted tweet). When I visited the site, I tried searching for hot conservative singles in my area. Amazing, I thought, that even here in progressive Oakland, California, there were thousands of young and horny Trump supporters looking for action.
Maybe we can chalk this up to post-election excitement. Their handles included “Trump Lover350” and “Drain My Swamp” (ew). Reverse-image searching the profile photos led to their original sources, people with different names and no apparent interest in riding the Trump train.
Another friend used a site as a means of facilitating casual encounters after her eightyear relationship ended.
She didn't have trouble finding men who were up for anything - save a relationship.
Of the 16 million singles in the UK, 60 per cent have tried online dating at some point.
Many people have experienced dating disappointments/disasters. A lot of that may have been down to being matched with someone completely incompatible, often by a mutual friend; or by looking in the wrong places.
Have you tried really getting to know an attractive stranger in a noisy nightclub?
In addition to the magazine, Market Watch and The Daily Dot also covered it, among many others.
After the election, the site’s user base suddenly exploded to 14,000 people in about one month (7,000 of them premium subscribers, according to Goss).