There are even categories for people who love the same movies, and those that suffer from the same sexually transmitted diseases.Social dating in Australia is a departure from the usual online dating setting where people communicate for weeks or even months before actually meeting.
It’s less about meeting your spouse or long-term partner online, and more about just getting to physically meet a lot of people in a short time, from among whom may come your partners.
This is the modern version of newspaper personal ads.
The growth in the number of users has been fuelled by: Australia, just like the rest of the world, has been experiencing a steady increase in the number of internet users over the last two decades.
There are now 86% Australian households, representing 7.7 million, with access to the internet up from 65% in 2008.
It focuses less on establishing a common ground before physically seeing each other.
By browsing through profiles with suitable characteristics, users can initiate contact with potential partners.
From 1976 to 2011, the number of religious young adults has reduced by over half.
About 26% of all young adults in 2011 claimed to have no religion, a rise from 12% in 1976.
A casual chat follows which may soon lead to a less serious meetup.
Social dating enables users to meet a number of potential partners in a short time.
It is the second most common way of starting a relationship, according to a study by psychologists at the University of Rochester in the US.