Lack Of Innovation & Decadence can summarize the Online Dating Industry 2015.
C-Level executives are more worried about their golf scores than their company’s long term strategy and innovations.
C-level executives are cooking barbecues under the water (selling smoke) and not paying attention to latest research from Academics which could be beneficial for the Online Dating Industry.
Wasting precious time with Matchmakers which should be obsolete.
Tinder will not monetize as expected and it is cannibalizing Match.
Tinder is destroying Zoosk
and eHarmony, is a 15+++ years old obsolete site and a HOAX, based on a big scientific fraud, only sustained by big marketing budget. The Big Five normative test had been proven/revealed as an incomplete and incorrect model to assess/measure personality of persons.
The Big Five normative test had been replaced by HEXACO or Big Six test.
eHarmony 15th Anniversary, A BIG HOAX
eHarmony to Launch Globalization Initiative; Company Expects Subscriber Base to Grow 40-50% in 2015
The 4 biggest eHarmony's copycats.
Please see also
Affinitas GmbH. CEO fresh interview at Spanish newspaper "El País"
I had reviewed over 55 compatibility matching engines intended for serious dating since 2003, when I had discovered "the online dating sound barrier" problem.
The Online Dating Industry does not need a 10% improvement, a 50% improvement or a 100% improvement. It does need "a 100 times better improvement"
The Online Dating Industry needs a very powerful algorithm like the "Teller Ulam design". In this case 100 times more powerful than actual matching algorithms.
With less than USD10 Million you can copycat eHarmony
innovate and revolutionize the Online Dating Industry, killing those old & obsolete sites forever.