Female dating posts get 2x as many responses as male

23 Jun 2009

It’s not particularly scientific, but a blogger recently conducted a survey of the dating section of Craigslist in three major U.S. cities (New York, Washington D.C., and Los Angeles) and found that female posts receive more than twice as many responses as males, and responses to female posts contain a significantly higher amount of relevant information.

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Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.