I set out to find some patterns in the words people choose in their online dating profiles. The main interesting pattern I found was that women use the word “love” over “like” by a ratio of about 3 to 2. Guys use the word “like” over “love” by a ratio of about 4 to 3. Here’s some nice word art of the raw data (from match.com profiles in Chicago) Continue reading ‘Guys like, girls love’ »
You probably soon will want a date. Summer is ending, and the holidays are near. See here on Google trends that there is a huge spike in searches for “match.com” right around Christmas.
This is probably due to:
- Being alone during the holidays.
- Being around family: realizing you’d like to start one, or listening to relatives nag about when you’ll finally get married.
- Free time off of work.
There could also be some match.com advertising pushes during the holidays, and maybe some people just have New Year’s resolutions to find a significant other.