Facebook Is Primed To Disrupt Online Dating.
January 27, 2013 - 7:49pm
By TechCrunchThe responsibility of dating sites should be to facilitate great first dates. Unfortunately, the dating industry has chosen to protect its charge-to-communicate business model instead of give consumers access to information to make an educated decision about a potential date: Is my date a real person? Who do we know in common and what mutual interests do we share?But there is a site out there with 1 billion people that is quite familiar with my friends and me, as well as all of our interests: Facebook.I have been involved in the dating and social industries since 2003. I was the vice president of product at Match.com, then vice president of community at Yahoo and am now the founder and CEO of Likeit.com. I met my wife on an online dating site, and we have been happily married for nine years.Since the launch of Match in 1995, singles have searched for funContinue reading this article »