Hurrydate was acquired by Spark Networks (Jdate/Christian Mingle). The advantage of online speed dating is that users can go on dates from home as it can be done from any internet enabled computer.Pre-Dating was acquired by Cupid.com, but eventually became independent again. The disadvantage is people do not actually meet one another.Because the matching itself happens after the event, people do not feel pressured to select or reject each other in person.On the other hand, feedback and gratification are delayed as participants must wait a day or two for their results to come in.In the UK, there are two companies that run events in more than twenty cities: Speed Dater and Slow Dating.The largest speed dating company in Australia is Fastlife. Several online dating services offer online speed dating where users meet online for video, audio or text chats.Contact information cannot be traded during the initial meeting, in order to reduce pressure to accept or reject a suitor to his or her face.There are many speed dating events now in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.
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Most speed dating events match people at random, and participants will meet different "types" that they might not normally talk to in a club.