For a monthly fee, dating sites claim they'll do the math for you and spit out your soul mate in return.
Some websites gather data about you and crunch the numbers with all kinds of mathematical formulas and algorithms in order to fill up your inbox with compatible matches.
Each and every profile is thoroughly examined before being approved.
Technology and competition for this lucrative market has made a mockery of it.
To the average person, thanks to bad press and other contributing factors, online dating has become somewhat of an un-trusted source for meeting people.
A recent report issued by the New York Times weighs in explaining why numbers and formulas are unlikely to help forge the perfect couple.
Hang on a minute, wasn't online dating designed to reduce the complexities of finding a partner in the first place?