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As Burstein explains: "We have developed a unique algorithm that determines matches based on profile details and desired match.
This is combined with weighting factors for each key parameter." This is not outcomes-based dating.
"South Africa is disadvantaged when it comes to internet penetration and high-speed broadband access, which has held back growth and market volume," he says.
South Africa has over 1 000 dating sites So you might be surprised to learn that there are more than 1 000 straight and gay sites operating in South Africa with names like e and operates a number of custom-branded platforms such as Fair Lady Flirt or Cosmopolitan Dating, puts their active users at around one million.
You don't have to pick up the slack for someone else. He's your Pete, eager to flatter with his angel talk. Not surprisingly, I was a 100% match for Pete, which means that he has no filters.
In my case my avatar was "surfyogi", the adventurous free spirit who is "already in love with life but open to new possibilities". Well travelled and adventurous, surfyogi is a thirtysomething girl who knows what she wants – "I like a passionate, adventurous man who has a great sense of humour" – but keeps herself open to new possibilities – "I am not sure I have an ideal man.
What happened next was more difficult: giving a stranger – in my case it was Dating Buzz – permission to launch your personal thoughts and romantic wishes into cyberspace for any site member and their friends to scrutinise with glee or malice.
It's akin to someone posting excerpts of your diary on Facebook only to hope you at least get some "likes". The South African online dating industry is much smaller than its international counterparts. Most sites operate on a "freemium" basis, making it free for members to sign up and browse profiles until they want to contact and message someone, in which case a paid subscription comes into play.
Maybe they switched those numbers around at the last minute for fear of American men coming across as too shallow.
If you do believe the stats then the good news for any men pursuing the American dream or girl is that you will suddenly have twice as many pursuers as women when you turn 48.