For example, the coming of smartphones has made it easy for users to take and upload multiple photos of themselves, simplifying the assessment of possible matches without wasting time.
Features such as live text chat, live video chat, etc., further reduce the time it takes to have a solid impression of a person.
Today, the online dating world is, and continues to further drift towards systems that make it easy for users to spend the least time interacting online, and quickly move to the more tangible, more fulfilling real word meet.
On top of that, people have become generally more web-savvy.
What's Trending and What's Not Online dating, in the form its known today, has been around for 20 years.
Through this period, it has evolved from an obscure and shameful instrument to a major part of the social landscape.
These are convenient and can be accessed anywhere, right from the palm of the hands.
Features like notifications for activity such as messages, profile views, pokes and the like, make this even quicker and more convenient.