Dating Sunday, on the first Sunday of the New Year, is the world’s largest digital love-fest. It’s also peak season for online dating, so get ready to join the party.
We’re busy at Cyber-Dating Expert with new singles joining the dating pool in what we call the “Trifecta of Dating.”
- Singles are putting love at the top of their New Year’s resolution list.
- More singles are joining the dating pool due to a pre and post-holiday break ups.
- The countdown clock to Valentine’s Day is ticking.
On ABC 7 Eyewitness News in Los Angeles, I spoke with Anabel Muñoz and John Gregory on why Match has proclaimed this Sunday as the most popular day of the year for online dating.
What should you do to get ready for Dating Sunday?
The days leading up to Dating Sunday are a reflective time for many who are thinking about finding a meaningful relationship.
It’s also “peak season,” for online daters, which starts right after Christmas and goes through Valentine’s Day.
It’s a time for new beginnings, so take new photos, update last year’s profile, and turn on your push notifications to make the most of this season.
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What is Dating Sunday?
Dating Sunday, or #DatingSunday is the day dating sites see the greatest surge of users. Match been analyzing data since the site was launched in 1995 and predicts 9:05pm/ET, will be the busiest, with the most usage.
The site reports a 69% spike in new singles joining on this day. During peak season, 50 million messages are expected to be sent during peak season, through Valentine’s Day, resulting in 1 million dates!
It’s actually quite exciting to see singles become so positive about finding love online and joining mobile dating apps and sites at the start of the new year.
Other sites, such as Plenty of Fish, expect over 117,000 new signups on Dating Sunday, peaking at 9pm.
Remember, 1 in 3 relationships start online, so you’ll be in good company and we’re here to help you find love in 2019.
Wishing you much love and joy in cyberspace, or wherever you may swipe or roam. xo
Julie Spira is America’s Top Online Dating Expert and Digital Matchmaker. She’s the CEO of Cyber-Dating Expert, and as an early adopter of online dating, has been coaching singles on finding love online and on mobile dating apps for almost 25 years. Find out how our Irresistible Profiles will help you find your dream date.
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