Valentine’s Day was approaching, and this city of more than eight million people was feeling oddly lonely.
With some goading from a friend — who somehow convinced me that the stigma against online dating was no more — I joined Ok Cupid and started scanning the thousands of matches that popped up on my screen.
We’re no longer limited to finding someone special in front of our desktop at home — we can now do that while standing in line at Starbucks, walking the dog, and even using the bathroom (if that’s your style).
During 2009–12, new memberships, retention rates and time spent on the site decreased.
In July 2012, the 78-year-old e Harmony founder came out of retirement to become chief executive.
According to Garcia, "Because of the price tag and the emphasis on long-term relationships...
Compatible Partners' users are seen as quite desirable." but, as of March 1, 2012, it shows the last time the person logged on to e Harmony (non-mobile browsers only).