Are Online Dating Sites Helping Cupid Close More Deals? HowStuffWorks Provides an Unbiased Explanation of How Online Dating Works

ATLANTA (February 10, 2005) - For those looking for a special someone in their lives, HowStuffWorks created an article explaining online dating that covers what the online dating experience is like, how (and if) online dating actually works and the science behind the online match making process -- available at

With 30 to 40 million people logging on each month, online dating has evolved from a progressive pastime to a mainstream phenomenon in the past couple of years. "The numbers behind online dating suggest it's a growing phenomenon, which implies it must be working," discovered Tom Harris, the Editorial Director of HowStuffWorks. "That fact inspired our team at HowStuffWorks to look into how it actually works to help those contemplating online dating services decide if it's a good fit for them."

The article offers interesting online dating statistics and helpful tips on how to make an online dating experience safe and successful. The ''How Online Dating Works" feature is available at

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