At last we use correlation analysis to study users’ strategic behavior.
Compared with men, for women sending messages, there is a stronger positive correlation between the centrality indices of women and men, and more women tend to send messages to people more popular than themselves.
These results have implications for understanding gender-specific preference in online dating further and designing better recommendation engines for potential dates.
Besides, one survey found that marriages initiated through online channels are slightly less likely to break than through traditional offline channels and have a slightly higher level of marital satisfaction for the respondents .
Mate choice and marital decisions, because of their importance to the formation and evolution of society, have drawn wide attention of scholars from different fields.
The users’ profiles include 35 attributes, such as user ID, gender, birthday, education level, mate requirements and so on.