The study found that people who use anywhere from seven to 10 social-media platforms are three times more likely to be depressed or anxious, compared to those using no more than two.Those who reported such symptoms were overwhelmed by the multitasking needed to manage their profiles — and the more profiles they had, the more the pressure added up.The site "serves" profiles to you, so views are going to happen whether someone is interested or not. Once, again I contacted customer service & received no response but continued to be sent profiles of women.If you do message someone, they can't reply unless they upgrade OR you upgrade your account with an option to ensure they can. After viewing over 100 pictures ONLY the "Ideal Match" was rarely someone I would like to meet and of those that I did message, I received no response. Experiences with the daily "smart pics" are similar. Both times I specifically checked off "woman looking for a man". The first time I contacted customer service & received no response, so I deactivated my account. I have deactivated my account & will never have anything to do with them again! I hesitated to subscribe to Zoosk but it came up as the number 1 dating site so I did it. They edited my about me because I said I was leaving the site.The company laid off a third of its staff earlier this year, which followed other layoffs the year prior, as well as the exit of its founders and a ditched IPO.However, the company claims it has been EBITDA profitable for the past six quarters, and has just seen its second consecutive quarter of revenue growth.
“You start your day looking at yourself compared to other people,” he says.
I entered my credit card information for membership for Zoosk and applied for a three month term.
I was able to text with two women who I liked and they asked me to send them a message with more information about myself.
Zoosk, the online dating company with 38 million members, is today launching a new application called Lively, aimed at a younger demographic.
The app is meant to be Zoosk’s answer to Tinder’s success, but it moves beyond the “hot or not” swiping mechanism Tinder popularized in favor of something more original: stitched together photo and video collages that tell the stories of its users’ lives.
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“We continue to experience an increase in demand for digital dating services and have reached the point where we are able to build and take a product to market that is focused on more specific demographics or dating approaches,” Behrouzi says of why Zoosk wanted to build a new app.