But these days Match.com, while still one of the biggest online dating sites, is just one of thousands of online dating sites.
For this week's View From The Top, s Lisa Mullins speaks with a leading figure in the online dating world about getting ahead and staying ahead in a competitive industry.
I always say there is not one person on e Harmony with Attention Deficit Disorder because they would not make it through all the questions.
Sajari can also use training data to create your match score for you.
This process analyses the text and meta information of your data and then uses multivariable regression and random forest algorithms to create a match score configuration that best replicates your training data.
It differs from e Harmony in that answering the questions is not required to use the service. At least, not in the realm of matchmaking on a dating site. But research has shown time and time again they don’t work.
Once you’ve filled out a profile, online dating sites will provide a list of matches -- people they think you are compatible with. The more matching attributes that two profiles have, the higher “match percentage” the site will assign to it.