With capabilities such as Audio/Video IM, Advanced or Quick Searching, Video Profiles, and Two-Way Matching, you're bound to meet someone right for you.Tinder, America’s fast-growing online-dating juggernaut, last week unveiled its first big branding partnership aimed at its core audience of millennial fling-seekers: a neon-drenched video-ad campaign hyping Bud Light’s mega-keg party, “Whatever, USA.” Meanwhile, over at Tinder’s less-youthful rival e Harmony, a recent ad saw its 80-year-old founder counseling a single woman besieged by bridesmaid’s invitations to take some time (and, of course, the site’s 200-question compatibility quiz) to find that special someone: “Beth, do you want fast or forever?

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Pew Research surveys show 45-to-54-year-olds in America are just as likely to date online as 18-to-24 year olds, either because they’re divorced or far from the easier dating scenes of college campuses and first jobs.

Tinder shook up the dating world, known for its long personality quizzes and profile-based matchmaking, with its ego-boosting, hook-up-friendly, mobile flirting app: Two daters are presented with each other’s photos, and if (and only if) they both like what they see and swipe right, the service hooks them up with a chat box, where the daters can take it from there.

After taking off on college campuses, Tinder now boasts 26 million matches a day, and its leaders have invested heavily in maintaining its reputation as a hook-up haven for young people.

Yet for all their growth, the companies have staggeringly different ideas of how American daters can find their match — and how to best serve different generations.

With the industry expected to grow by another $100 million every year through 2019, analysts say the dating game is increasingly becoming a battle of the ages, with both sides hoping their age-based gambles yield the most profit from those looking for love.

It’s not clear that the young and perky are the best market for corporate matchmakers.Two-thirds of the singles and fling-seekers in America’s online-dating market are older than 34, IBISWorld data show.Current stable versions: These reflect the calculation methods and calibration data described in a 2008 paper with several updates described on the documentation page .Use these unless you have a particular reason to use the developmental or archived versions.Developmental versions: These versions are in active development, are very likely to contain errors, may not work at all, and may be offline for changes at any time.On the other hand, they have more features than the stable versions. Initial development of this website was supported by the U. National Science Foundation via the CRONUS-Earth project.