Coffee Meets Bagel said it has created over 13,000 matches and 600 dates per week since its 2015 debut in Hong Kong.
The scores of apps help underscore the uniqueness of dating in a densely populated city where “social circles and degrees of connection might be smaller”, a male law student at the University of Hong Kong said.
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Those seeking commitment can get matched once a day on Coffee Meets Bagel – its highest level of engagement globally is in Hong Kong – and Lunch Click, which encourages dates over in-app small talk.
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“If they use it, it is more as a source of entertainment.” There is also the risk that people will misrepresent themselves online, with the city’s police saying online dating scams surged 84 per cent last year to 114 cases, leading to HK million in losses.
Online dating also presents a “privacy issue”, since people’s information, profile, and photos are widely accessible, something high-profile individuals may not be amenable to, said Violet Lim, co-founder of Asian dating specialist service Lunch Actually.
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As a result, some people believe a stigma around online dating persists.
“Cantonese people oftentimes view users of dating apps as ‘desperate’ or ‘needy’,” a young male finance consultant said.
But these days, it seems almost archaic to not have surrendered your love life to the many apps at your disposal, or at least dipped your toe in the digital dating pool.
There are plenty of proverbial fish in Hong Kong – people over the age of 15 who have never been married number 1.97 million – and plenty of tools to help singles navigate the waters.
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