South Asian Online Dating Industry Comes to Adolescence Stage
The future of online dating in South Asia is bright and this is the recent development that has happened in southern part of Asia especially in India. Matrimonial sites are dominant and very popular in India like Shaadi.com and Bharatmatrimony.com to name few. There is separate segment of college attending young Indian online singles hooking up through social networking sites and group networking sites, which is understandable at this age.
However, there is segment of singles graduated from college, working and do not want to get married before say 28. They did not have enough options to find the potential dating partner and thus far the word “Dating” is taboo in India society. However young, out spoken and independent online singles from urban India is changing the we date such as the new dating site from India, TwoMangoes.com.
TwoMangoes.com work on a similar model as Jumpdates.com and has been created with the user in minf. As a member you need points to connect with other singles and for that you need to be active on different sections of the site. You get mangoes on TwoMangoes.com as you become active and this has been designed and developed giving priority to Indian online singles. There are a few dating sites in the Indian market like Zoosk.com and GirlsDateForfree.com. But, that is again mainly used by singles looking for online friendship and could be that they also have their facebook app.
TwoMangoes has created some buzz after the launch, touching the taboo subject of dating in Indian society especially amongst the older generation. Website holds lots of potential and ample market to explore being the lone player in the online dating industry in India but it does still have long way to go.
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