So far I have gotten one message on the network: "you are a fake!drop dead." Upside: Dating people near you seems practical.Sparkology has set out to filter its community with rigid criteria.To join the site, you need to be a college graduate.Users post mini-updates on their profiles that answer simple questions such as "What did you do last night?" Whether they read a book, saw a concert or watched TV, the hope is that it will give others a reason to connect.Downside: Although the site's founders point out that its list of top universities includes 85 schools, Sparkology is still no doubt missing some interesting, successful people who don't happen to have a top-notch college degree.Once a site for listing personals, Nerve Dating relaunched in 2011 with a focus on natural ice breakers.
When you’re browsing profiles, you can see how you’re connected to each person, and your friends can make match suggestions for you.
Upside: A personal reference for every potential date.
Downside: Your common friends will inevitably hear feedback about your dates.
Other research says people trust those who have similar facial features more than those who don’t.
The best proof for Soul2Match‘s matchmaking method is a 1999 study that used computer-graphic image manipulation to generate male faces that looked like female participants.