There are already apps on the market like Hinge and Coffee Meets Bagel that have a video chat option, and Ray believes this will only continue to expand through the market in 2018.WATCH: This is the one thing that will improve your online dating profile She says this partly due to the fact that dating online is shifting from texting to in-face interactions — like dating in previous years.“People want to meet faster, whether it’s through video communication or in person …there is more transparency.”And it’s not just dating apps that are being used to find love, people are also venturing out on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, experts note.
She adds people online will be upfront about being in serious relationships, as well as their dating fatigue.
You can see multiple photos (if their accounts are open) and their tweets can reveal things like hobbies, taste and interests.
There is also less pressure on social media sites — you often stumble across profiles through people you already know.
READ MORE: Turns out men and women want almost the exact same thing in bed Wynn says this also means more people may just continue being single for another year.“I truly don’t believe that you can be a good match for someone else until you’re a good match for yourself.
Hopefully embracing single-dom in 2018 will help people do that.”Even though she is a matchmaker herself, Wynn says matchmaking will get trendy again because of the online fatigue.“The number one thing I hear from all of my clients is that they are fed up with online dating. So while it continues to be the norm, I think we’re going to start to see some pushback against online dating.”[email protected] @Arti Patel Jeff Crawford at his home outside of Montreal.