Here is a summary of key findings from this study: Almost half of Germans 14 to 29 have used an online dating service.
While almost 50% have tried or are currently using services like Tinder, Friendscout, or Lovoo, virtually all (9 out of 10) are aware of them. For two-thirds of 14-29 year-olds in Germany, relationships are important.
Online dating services, such as Match.com, e and Tinder, have exploded in popularity over the years, generating more than billion in revenues in 2014 alone. This also enables us to identify other users with similar taste and attractiveness so we can make recommendations based on the behavior of these “similar” users.
Or, if they are not successful in finding a date, they get frustrated and they also go offline. In China, people also pay attention to their respective astrological animal signs to check for compatibility. It’s much more effective to make recommendations based on a user’s past activities, that is, who they have contacted and replied to, than on their profile information. Attractiveness in this context refers not only to the person’s physical characteristics, such as appearance, gender, age, height and weight, but also to his or her personal profile such as geographic location, occupation, income, education, religion, marital status, number of children, home and car ownership, hobbies, interests, ambitions, smoking and drinking habits and so forth.Financial security and having children play a less relevant role for this age group.For finding new partners, dating apps and websites are a top portal.