Online dating browse
The researchers expected the anonymity feature to lower social inhibitions—and apparently it did.Compared to the control group, users with anonymous browsing viewed more profiles.
"Since he knew that I studied online behavior, he suggested, 'Why don't you study this?
In the end, daters may be better off retaining the digital equivalent of exchanging furtive glances at a bar.
They were also more likely to check out potential same-sex and interracial matches.
Surprisingly, however, users who browsed anonymously also wound up with fewer matches (defined as a sequence of at least three messages exchanged between users) than their non-anonymous counterparts.