This list was compiled after an extensive sweep of the findings on online dating.
The sheer number of singles who use online dating services has already improved dating prospects. With so many singles online -- 11 percent of the US population as of 2013 to be exact -- the probability of meeting someone and developing a successful relationship has increased.
Searchable characteristics consist of those easily taken from a person's profile, such as age, religion, income level and race.
What really matters aren't these superficial, surface-level qualities, but rather how two people interact.
To be honest, I'm a skeptic when it comes to online dating.
Am I supposed to believe I can find "The One" on an app like Tinder? I spent the past few months examining a range of studies on online dating and marriage to see what I could find. According to online dating literature, dating services can't really improve relationship outcomes.