Though, his gut feeling is that the answer is yes, online dating is the better route to Mr. “Interests are integrated in a much more natural way on Facebook,” Ramon asserts.
“You’ve got the questionnaires on online dating sites, but on Facebook, you can demonstrate how you’re involved and, because of the elements posted by others, you can almost get a truer assessment of people.” Something that he believes is essential to finding people you’re more compatible with.
Needless to say, now, 15 to 20 years since its advent, here in South Africa, it seems that online dating is alive, well and a great platform on which to meet people, but even so, you still can’t count on its mathematical framework to find you the person of your dreams.
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This fact alone is a huge selling point in South African cities like Cape Town, where urban legend seems to suggest that half the men are married and the other half are gay (only bad, obviously, if you’re a single heterosexual woman).