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Kominers thinks online daters could be well served by a service that isn’t quite free but doesn’t involve a subscription fee either.
Inspired by Jiayuan.com, the largest online dating site in China, he thinks dating sites would have happier customers overall if they did away with their current pricing models and charged users per message sent.
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e Harmony has a beautiful, intuitive layout (you never fight against it as you do with Plenty of Fish), and offers services designed to get you paired up with that special someone.
“That’s the real issue—how happy are people with their interactions on the dating sites,” says Scott Kominers, a lecturer in economics at Harvard University.
Perhaps beyond just charging for messages, sites could adjust the price according to how high quality someone's engagement seems to be.“It's a myth that some sites are better for relationships while others are more for hookups,” says Manfredi.“There are people of different intentions on every platform; it’s more important what your intention is.” Perhaps the key factor that determines whether you’ll like a site is not the price to join but the kind of people you find on it and how they behave and communicate.In fact, the only thing keeping POF from netting a lower score is that we didn't experience of any Kiss.com's billing issues.Read the full review ›› Starting at .95 per month %display Price% at %seller% An online date site needs to excel in two areas in order to attract and keep an audience: a thriving, active community and ensuring users' trust. Kiss, on the surface, looks very much like an online dating site worth frequenting courtesy of its attractive interface that resembles a social networking site, but its issues are many and cannot be easily dismissed.