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A 2005 study of data collected by the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that individuals are more likely to use an online dating service if they use the Internet for a greater number of tasks, and less likely to use such a service if they are trusting of others.
It is possible that the mode of online dating resonates with some participants' conceptual orientation towards the process of finding a romantic partner.
Online dating (or Internet dating) is a system that enables people to find and introduce themselves to new personal connections over the Internet, usually with the goal of developing personal, romantic, or sexual relationships.
An online dating service is a company that provides specific mechanisms (generally websites or applications) for online dating through the use of Internet-connected personal computers or mobile devices.
Other sites target highly specific demographics based on features like shared interests, location, religion, sexual orientation or relationship type.
Online dating services also differ widely in their revenue streams.
A great diversity of online dating services currently exists (see Comparison of online dating services).
Online dating has become the leading way to meet local likeminded singles and with over 20 years' experience RSVP has become the most trusted place to find your next date.
RSVP's continued commitment to safe dating online has seen us working closely with Australian industry bodies including the ACCC and the Federal and State police for over 20 years.
Our full-time Sydney based support team are on standby to help provide our members with a safe and secure online dating experience.
Most services also encourage members to add photos or videos to their profile.
Once a profile has been created, members can view the profiles of other members of the service, using the visible profile information to decide whether or not to initiate contact.