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Random Blind Dates Are On The Rise With The Help Of Popular Dating Apps



It’s 2013 and online dating is no longer taboo. One of the only taboo things about online dating is the idea of paying for it. Many adult dating sites claim that romantic chemistry is a science and up until now, we have lived that way and going out of our way to make sure we fill out lengthy application forms and chat at great lengths with other online daters, in hopes of building a fulfilling connection.

However, a recent adult dating study has stated that more and more singles are leaving everything up by chance by going on blind dates.

For example, one of the most trendiest apps everyone is downloading on the androids and iPhones is “Crazy Blind Date” App From OKCupid. Information about your date is limited and pictures are scrambled, so it’s up to the person to make the most of the situation.

So the question is, why are people opting to take a gamble rather than be careful, safe, premeditated decisions?

There are a few key factors:

Singles Are Fed Up With Filling Out Profiles

The more advanced technology has become, the lazier society has become and the only things that people have put any effort into over the years are their social media accounts. Nowadays, most dating services and sites offer members to log in through their Facebook and Twitter pages and it’s because most singles are tired of filling out 100 personality profiles before getting a chance to get a date. Apps like “Crazy Blind Date” may be risky, but singles also guarantee dates for all nights of the week.

There Are Too Many Members On Popular Dating Sites Now

The one thing about popular dating sites that attracted so many people in the first place is the wide variety of selection. However, now it seems that it may be TOO much variety as it takes singles too long to find a compatible match. People are beginning to realize that it’s easier to take a chance instead of browsing hundreds of profiles.

Instagram And Photo Editors Lead To Misleading Photos

Dating profiles have also become less reliable, particularly the photos, experts say. The use of old photos used to be the most egregious misdemeanor, but that was before Instagram, which can add flattering filters, and airbrushing software like Portrait Professional, which says it has 200,000 U.S. customers. And even recent, untouched photographs don’t always look like the person who shows up. New York-based Jessalyn Smith, 41, went to a movie with a man she met online, but he pretended to take an emergency call from work and then fled. “He emailed later to say I really didn’t look like my photo,” she says.