The survey* conducted among New Zealanders and Australians revealed the results of the positives and pitfalls of online dating. A little white lie never hurt anyone, but it did change the profiles of 43% of people who’ve tried online dating in New Zealand and 51% in Australia.In their attempt to put their best foot forward, daters admit to exaggeration or embellishment on their dating profiles.
Nearly 70% of daters in New Zealand have had some kind of a negative experience while dating online. Either he's being really forward with you or that "thinking of you" text was only sent to you because he wasn't paying attention.4. You get a text that seems like it was meant for someone else.As a group, Asian women are actually the most "popular" of all races on Ok Cupid; and a survey by dating site found that Asian female users were most likely to get messages from male users — but only if those men were not Asian.The tendency of non-Asian men to fetishize Asian women, lusting after their "exotic" appeal or assigning them offensive stereotypes, has turned online dating for Asian women into a minefield of unwanted sexual advances and problematic questions.Hell, I just gave a TEDx talk about this very thing.