The Observer talked to Poppenreiter to find out why people confuse it for an escort service and how it’s better at making dates than regular apps.
So there's no longer a negative stigma attached to online dating," said the report's author, Victor Anthony, Topeka's managing director of Internet media. In a recent Pew Internet survey, 59 percent of Americans said they consider online dating a good way to meet people compared with 44 percent in 2005. are single, meaning there's plenty of opportunity for dating sites.
Leading the pack is Match.com, owned by IAC/Inter Active Corp, the Internet holding company controlled by billionaire Barry Diller.
Analysts say is best positioned to capitalize on the surge, so much so that Topeka has increased the value of the company's stock to from and recommends investors purchase shares of IAC in anticipation of a spinoff.
I really need this bad as I need money to pay the bills, food, shelter... I'm a noob right now, but who knows, maybe my site will become the next big dating site - so if that happens, I promise I will give 0 to everyone who posted a reply in this thread.
More Americans are shopping for love online these days, and industry analysts say there's an opportunity for investors in the emerging trend.