Online Dating apps and sites exploded in popularity in the previous decade. Men and women from different parts of the world have been given the chance to meet and to form meaningful connections. Since then, various platforms with different features emerged in the web, helping more love seekers have more opportunities to find a partner.
Now that the internet can easily be accessed, dating sites and apps are now useful tools for many individuals. Going to clubs and other public areas now became an option as using these platforms is fairly easy. Even busy folks can search for a partner during their spare time without leaving the comfort of their homes.
What dating platforms have in store for us?
When it comes to the future of online dating, we have many positive developments we should look forward to. As our technology improves each year, there are many developments in the current features and capabilities of dating platforms. Now that we’ve reached a new decade, what developments can we expect from dating platforms?
Increased number of platform users
More and more individuals are migrating to dating platforms with hopes of finding their ideal partners. Various studies suggested that the current number of users would increase in the coming years. With technology changing how we do our daily activities, this also affects our relationships and dating lives. Especially now that we can’t go out because of the COVID-19 pandemic, more people are encouraged to sign up on these dating platforms.
Integration of matchmaking features in social media sites
Lately, Facebook has introduced “Facebook Dating,” which users from the United States and other areas can access through the app. This feature allows users to create a profile exclusive for this matchmaking service. The platform hopes to provide users with opportunities to meet potential partners and to form strong, healthy relationships.
With this development, it’s no surprise if other social media platforms would follow their steps and add a similar service.
More successful or quality matches with AI
Connecting with other love-seekers is as easy as swiping and clicking on our smartphones. However, is that really enough to match us with the ideal person? Dating platforms have expressed their desire to augment the reliability of their features by using artificial intelligence. The app may ask you a few questions about your hobbies or everyday lives and track your online activity to ensure that they provide quality matches.
Promoting a sense of security
Some individuals stay away from dating apps and sites because of its anonymity. Anyone can be a victim of identity theft or be scammed by someone they met through these platforms. Features that will ensure the safety and security of the users are more likely to be added to the latter. This could finally end or drastically reduce the stigma on online dating and it would be more widely accepted.
The bottom line
The world of online dating is evolving and it aims to do so in the coming years. With all these advancements, it would make dating more exciting and hopefully lead to a more meaningful connection and human interaction.