The person who meets them in the bar, coffee shop or restaurant, however, is at best "borderline obese," having shaved not only 50 lbs. Online dating, indeed, requires the exchange of a certain level of information which, if placed in the wrong hands, can be misused. And that's no different from the selves we create on other social networking sites, or the selves we try to generate when we meet people in offline settings. One woman said she is giving up online dating because older men are looking for someone to take care of them and, after 40 years of taking care of her late husband, she doesn't want to take care of yet another man.
Using this PageRank algorithm, which is employed by web search engines, researchers could establish a person's "league," which they scientifically coined "hierarchies of desirability. You probably didn't pick a photo where you thought you looked badly. At 36, he was only a year younger than I am.