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And since 2006, about 17% of married couples have met using an online dating site.
Online daters flock towards the internet world of meeting people because it allows them to browse other singles from the comfort of their own home and without face-to-face rejection.
The busy lifestyle many people lead, also tends to push especially professional singles towards the speed and ease of online dating.
There is also the ability to weed out obvious miss-matches, or those who do not fit the standards users are looking to fill.
For whichever reason, people are flocking to online dating domains, making it the perfect time to invest in a new business centered around matchmaking.
The online dating industry has increased from a $900 million industry in 2007 to a $1.9 billion industry in 2012.