Operation Match (part of Compatibility Research Inc.) launches.Started by Jeff Tarr and Vaughan Morrill at Harvard. "In one distribution of questionnaires, he drew eleven thousand responses at each, or ,000 in gross profits, about 0,000 in today's dollars." Classifieds made a comeback in America in the 1960s and 1970s, encouraged by the era's inclination toward individualism and social exhibitionism.

After Speed Date secured $6 million in Series B financing from Menlo Ventures, Jason Kincaid at Tech Crunch reported: "Unlike most dating sites, there was no lengthy signup process – the site leaves the real matchmaking to your video chats.

And while Speed Date seemed to totally ignore the interests and personality traits I entered anyway, the experience was still surprisingly fun.

Let’s start with the definition of elitist: rule by the people who have the most wealth and status in a society, the most successful or powerful group of people.

I would postulate that anything that is NOT 100% merit-based and requires one to have money to be part of said group is more elitist than The League. Different people are devoted to different things, and I think that’s what makes people special and unique and why meeting people is so enjoyable.

This is a timeline of online dating services that also includes broader events related to technology-assisted dating (not just online dating).

Where there are similar services, only major ones or "the first of its kind" are listed.Users pay (estimates, according to one article, are - a month) to contact their matches.For students, there’s Date My School.com, which is billed as a way for students with a email address to make social connections with one another. Date My prides itself on being safe, exclusive, and anonymous. Each date lasts three minutes, after which users can continue the conversation or chat with someone else. Speed has applications on i Phone, i Pad, Android, Facebook, My Space, Bebo and Meebo.Like many online dating sites, Speed is a freemium service and its revenue comes from premium subscriptions."I just wanted to say, as a Stanford senior, I am totally and utterly ashamed that this dating service came out of Stanford...it possible to get more elitist than this?