No, seriously – imagine thousands of attractive, available singles suddenly fell from the sky and moved in to your town. I don’t know about you, but with lots of new people potentially interested in me, I think I would become pickier about whom I liked, since I know that I now have more options. The idea is that the more singles of the opposite sex there are in your city, the more options you have, and therefore, you become pickier.
To test this hypothesis, I looked at how many men and women live in each major city across the U. I only looked at the dating statistics for straight users for now, but will investigate this for gay users soon.
Indeed, statistics previously discussed by Ashley Madison CEO Noel Biderman appeared to confirm as much.
However, when Newlitz searched for a trend among the email addresses used to register accounts, she found 10,000 instances of addresses ending in – an indication that they could be fake accounts created by company employees.Through times tradition has been that women marry men who are educated at least as well as themselves.The "educated man shortage" arose since nowadays way more women than men go through college in the Western world.In 2014, the site, which charges men but not women to send and receive messages, recorded a revenue of £76m in sales – four times the amount it had registered in 2009.At the time, Biderman projected revenue to soon reach £100m per year.