3 smart things about online dating

It's great—really great—in spite of what some people might have you think.

In August, the press pounced on The League while it was in development, labeling it "Tinder for elitists," (Huff Po) and painting its target customer as "a narcissist with an over-inflated evaluation of their own worth" (The Daily Dot).

By prioritizing users' privacy while delivering a curated matchmaking service, the app certainly caters to high-octane, ambitious women.

But then again, it benefits all women, not just the no-bullshit Olivia Popes and multitasking Gwyneth Paltrows of the world.

It's easy, too easy, to count the reasons why any woman who wants to "date intelligently," as their tagline goes, would love the app, which—while it rolls out today in San Francisco only—will spring up in major U. Bradford, a former Google employee who holds an MBA from Stanford, snagged on something when she suddenly became single in grad school: She wanted to join Tinder and Ok Cupid, but she didn't want everyone (her professors, her potential future employers, her ex boyfriend's friends) seeing her personal information and that she was "on the prowl." But how could she put herself out there without overexposing herself in the process?

Despite these numbers, about a third of online users have never actually gone on a date with someone they met online.

Aptly named to imply a superior caste of digital daters, The League relies on a screening algorithm that promises to keep its community "well-balanced and high-quality," so perhaps the negative press was somewhat understandable.

But beneath The League's veneer of exclusivity, there's a clever, problem-solving interface that seals it: The app's strength is its function, not its flash. Here, why you should have it on your radar: #1: The privacy thing.

The drawback is that when you are not getting the results you want you may be tempted to give up early.

You point out that there are the wrong kinds of people on this website and proceed to try out another site.

If you haven’t found the right person you are not alone, but you could also be making these critical mistakes that prevent you from finding love via online dating: In the topic of Online Dating at Quora one of out ten questions is some variation of what is the best dating site for []?

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