Social dating is the blur between online dating and social networking. Zoosk co-founder Alex Mehr at the most recent Internet Dating Conference in Beverly Hill’s predicted that online dating within social platforms would soon be more successful than traditional, stand alone dating sites.
“Everything is going to dissolve into the new social operating system such as Facebook,” said Mehr in an interview for Online Personals Watch. Zoosk, who went from zero users to 30 million users in less than two years is evident that this blending of the two can be quite a successful recipe for success and domination of this new category.
Online dating + Social networking = Social dating
But what’s the difference between online dating and social dating exactly? According to Mehr, traditional online dating is like walking into a bar alone whereas social dating is like showing up to a bar with your friends and just having fun. Read More…