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If there is a match, contact information is forwarded to both parties.Contact information cannot be traded during the initial meeting, in order to reduce pressure to accept or reject a suitor to his or her face.Hurrydate was acquired by Spark Networks (Jdate/Christian Mingle).Pre-Dating was acquired by Cupid.com, but eventually became independent again. Several online dating services offer online speed dating where users meet online for video, audio or text chats.
A 2006 study in Edinburgh, Scotland showed that 45% of the women participants in a speed-dating event and 22% of the men had come to a decision within the first 30 seconds.
Speed dating, as two separate words, is often used as a generic term for similar events.
It is not known when speed dating was first carried out, but there were speed dating events in the London area in the mid-1970s.
Usually advance registration is required for speed dating events.
Men and women are rotated to meet each other over a series of short "dates" usually lasting from three to eight minutes depending on the organization running the event.
Online dating participants, in contrast, only find a compatible match with 1 in 100 or fewer of the profiles they study.