Online Dating Essay

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Introduction I. Have you ever wondered how your friends are meeting other singles? Have you ever been set up on a blind date, and your date was everything your friend said he/she would be. Are you single and tired of being set up on blind dates through friends? Have you heard of online dating? II. According to About.com, the definition of online dating is the process of being introduced to potential dates through an online dating service such as, email, chat, and other available websites. III. In researching this speech, I learned how efficacious online dating has been to a large amount of people. IV. The purpose of my speech is to increase your understanding of online dating. During my speech I will define online dating,…show more content…
C. Thirdly, another type of online dating site is a “Ethnic Dating Site.” 1. A person can usually join one of these sites that are of that specific ethnic group or looking to meet someone of that ethnic group. 2. Some are general ethnic dating sites where someone can choose what they are looking for and some are more adult themed sites. III. There are several advantages and disadvantages when it comes to online dating. D. First I will talk about the advantages of online dating. 1. The biggest advantage of online dating is its accessibility. The Internet is in the privacy of your own home and easily accessible within it. 2. It is very inexpensive compared to having to go to a club, concert or other event to find someone. There is little outlay or any kind of spending until an actual meeting, no matter how long it takes to find a date. 3. The opportunity for finding a potential date is vast because of the volume of people who use the Internet. E. No I’ll talk about the disadvantages of online dating. 1. Because of the global appeal of online dating sites, all kinds of people will be available to you. This variety and anonymity lend itself well to attracting liars and players. 2. The anonymity can be off-putting, especially for genuine users who believe

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