How to succeed at the dating game
Don’t waste time chatting with someone who downloaded it for a laugh in their spare time.
Consider paying for a dating site, as the other members on that site have already done so, because at least then this means the people there are serious about finding potential partners.
“In order to really match people based on more than preferences — which is to say their personalities, their observable behaviors and the like — you’d need more sophisticated machine learning, more natural language recognition, more computing power,” she says.
Location-based apps like Tinder focus on looks alone.
Making sense of dating algorithms is a virgin science and is still more miss than hit, says Mark Brooks, a dating-industry analyst and the editor of Online Personals Watch.
When people do find somebody they like, sites don’t often know why or how they’ve been successful, he says.