Consumer reports dating

Consumer reports dating

•Get the reader’s attention on your profile by keeping it brief but interesting.

•To make a strong first impression, do more than use a string of adjectives describing yourself.

Readers were asked to rate sites and apps based on overall satisfaction and satisfaction with the quantity of matches, quality of matches, amount of information provided about the potential dates, value, ease of sign-up/profile setup, ease of making changes, search features, filter features, privacy settings, appearance, and messaging features.

Popular free sites Ok Cupid, Tinder and Grindr received marginally higher ratings than paid sites.

CR’s survey shows some consumers are concerned about dipping into Cupid’s digital world because they fear being scammed The survey found among respondents hesitant to try online dating, 56 percent of women and 41 percent of men had this worry. “If a person you haven’t met face to face wants to quickly leave the dating site’s messaging app—and the privacy it offers—to talk by phone or send messages to your email address, that can be a red flag,” Gilman says.