I sat her down to set the record straight: is a part of fate, fad, or the future?
Q: is for marriage-seekers, Ok Cupid is for hookups, who is DMS for?
Former freelancer for Time Out New York’s sex and dating column, Melanie W., NYU ’11, majored in “The Power of Sexuality from Motown to Millennium” at the Gallatin School, and currently does Public Relations for
Since I am also a single straight girl in New York City, we weren’t short of topics to kvetch about.
According to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, over 49 million people in the US have tried dating sites, while currently 20 percent of relationships were created online.
Because of dating sites like e Harmony and Match.com, singles can meet other like-minded singles and take it to the next level.
By REBECCA GEHMAN Contributing Writer Published: September 21, 2011Ever wonder what the dating pool is like uptown at Columbia, downtown at New York University (NYU), or (God forbid) over the Cross Bronx Expressway at Fordham Rose Hill?
When it comes to cross-campus, how do you make the connection?
Founders of (DMS), Balazs Alexa and Jean Meyer posed a similar question—and solved it.
As classmates at Columbia MBA, they overheard a female student from the Columbia nursing school gripe that her school was nearly 90 percent girls.
The researchers who carried out this study, Hanna Halaburda of the Bank of Canada and New York University, Mikolaj Piskorksi of IMD Business School, and Pinar Yildirim of the University of Pennsylvania, found that giving users a wider access to different dating profiles wasn’t necessarily a positive, as they were more likely to face competition, and thus rejection, due to each member also having the opportunity to view several other profiles.
"On a platform that offers more choice, agents also face more competition as their candidates also enjoy a larger choice set," Halaburda said in a statement.
By the time you meet offline, there’s already commonality. Q: What attributes of DMS make it not an online dating site? Our safety is so top of the line that it even blocks our own employees.