Online dating services for man only
One dating app, The Inner Circle, has banned women in London from joining for one month, to try and even out its gender ratio.Roughly 60% of the app’s 18,000 UK members are female, and further women will be blocked from joining until Oct 2.
Men also use their dating accounts more, according to a 2010 study of online dating published in American Economic Review (pdf): Men view three times more profiles than women, and send three times as many first-contact emails.
The Inner Circle bills itself as an elite app and screens all applications.
Chief executive David Vermeulen believes this selection process has attracted more women.
I get so many female clients who are over 35 and divorced who come to me operating under the assumption that they are at an automatic dating disadvantage because of their age. The biggest problem that these women have is not their age, but their mindset.
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There’s a built-in asymmetry which, to my intuition as a psychology, would explain why you get more men than women joining the sites.