On any given dating site, the sex ratio is commonly unbalanced. When one gets into the specialty niche websites where the primary demographic is male, one typically gets a very unbalanced ratio of male to female or female to male. Studies have suggested that men are far more likely to send messages on dating sites than women.
There is some evidence that there may be differences in how women online rate male attractiveness as opposed to how men rate female attractiveness. Gay rights groups have complained that certain websites that restrict their dating services to heterosexual couples are discriminating against homosexuals. Homosexual customers of the popular eHarmony dating website have made many attempts to litigate discriminatory practices. Less than half of Internet daters are open to dating people of all races.
A class action lawsuit alleged Match. In , a former employee sued adultery website Ashley Madison claiming repetitive strain injuries as creating fake profiles in one three week span "required an enormous amount of keyboarding" which caused the worker to develop severe pain in her wrists and forearms.
In January , an already-married Facebook user attempting to close a pop-up advertisement for Zoosk. In , It's Just Lunch International was the target of a New York class action alleging unjust enrichment as IJL staff relied on a uniform, misleading script which informed prospective customers during initial interviews that IJL already had at least two matches in mind for those customers' first dates regardless of whether or not that was true.
As soon as a new user set up a free profile, he or she began to receive messages that appeared to be from other members living nearby, expressing romantic interest or a desire to meet. However, users were unable to respond to these messages without upgrading to a paid membership Neither talked about the case, citing a non-disclosure agreement, but Daggett's lawsuit gives plenty of detail about her grievances with the California-based company.
But Daggett says she did not get what she paid for. Instead, she suffered brief romantic entanglements with increasingly disastrous men. The law requires dating services meeting specific criteria—including having as their primary business to connect U. In , the state of New Jersey passed a law which requires the sites to disclose whether they perform background checks. In the People's Republic of China , using a transnational matchmaking agency involving a monetary transaction is illegal. Singapore's Social Development Network is the governmental organization facilitating dating activities in the country.
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