Cyberspace dating

Consider the number of marriages ending because one of the parties just met their one true love on Yahoo Personals.

The biggest problem with Internet dating is the snake oil. But a new crop of suits are being pressed by disgruntled customers angry not about false claims by third parties, but about false third parties allegedly created by the companies themselves.

They are widows and married millionaires and Yalies. But someone you could pretend to be, with a little imagination and a working laptop. As one divorce lawyer recently told Lawyers USA: "A client will come in—man or woman—and say there's someone across the country I want to marry. ' the answer is, 'No, I just know this is my soul mate.' " Some legislators and lawyers are clamoring for something to be done about the great abundance of fraud and heartbreak in the world of cyberlove.

I know a married couple who met on a dating website.In theory, it provided men with a low-risk alternative to approaching women in bars under the scrutiny of his or her crew. Using data from one of the largest dating websites in the United States, we examine how monoracial daters respond to initial messages sent by multiracial daters with various White/non-White racial and ethnic makeups.She’s a black woman from Baltimore and he’s a white gentleman from Nova Scotia.If you look up the phrase “long shot” in the online dating dictionary, I think you can see a couple of their wedding photos.