Mitch, a first-year at UCSB, is not entirely against dating sites but does not find them personal or real.
“I think that for some people it is a good thing but for others, it is bad because one could be taken advantage of,” Mitch said.
Match.com, known for their advertisement phrase, “1 in every 5 relationships starts on an online dating site,” started in 1995.
It now provides services to millions of people in more than 24 countries. Although there are many people that depend on this website and others to meet someone, there is still skepticism, especially in college students.
Online dating websites have become increasingly popular over the last few years as technology and social networking have become a more important aspect in our daily lives.