17 seconds is all you need to get a sense of someone's personality.
SKI Magazine editor Kim Beekman went to a speed dating event at Loveland Ski Resort in Colorado last weekend and it looked like quite the time.
Interests are exaggerated, turn-offs are omitted and profile pictures are outdated — if not Photoshopped entirely.
But what if lying about your looks wasn’t an option?
When Allyson met John, a 6-foot-3 Ivy League grad, on Match.com, she thought she had finally hit the jackpot.
started by two Stanford graduates, Simon Tisminezky and Dan Abelon after an entrepreneurship class at Stanford Business School co-taught by Eric Schmidt.
It's a bit like Chatroulette, but without the naked creepsters (one hopes) and with an aim at establishing real connections between people.
It's set up to be a bit less random than something like My Chance Romance, too. Just log in before the event starts and make sure your camera is working, and you'll get connected with your potential matches.
Join online events, called Wink Ups, and meet 10-20 local singles in 1 night.
Genius Idea: Wink Vid resembles an in-person speed dating service, but you can participate from the comfort and safety of your living room.