Offline dating site
Online dating sites use market metaphors to match people.
Match metaphors are conceptual frameworks that allow individuals to make sense of new concepts by drawing upon familiar experiences and frame-works.
Members use criteria other members set, such as age range, gender and location.Some sites such as Ok Cupid.com, and are free and offer additional paid services in a freemium revenue model.Some sites are broad-based, with members coming from a variety of backgrounds looking for different types of relationships.Most sites allow members to upload photos or videos of themselves and browse the photos and videos of others.Sites may offer additional services, such as webcasts, online chat, telephone chat (VOIP), and message boards.
Other sites are more specific, based on the type of members, interests, location, or relationship desired.