The system depends on users have plenty of single Facebook friends, and since it also requires that any prospective date you “like” also likes you (“likes” do not show up on your Facebook! Plus, the site only shows one match in a 24-hour period. Cost It’s free to sign up and use, but you pay for “Beans” – Beans unlock more information about your match, such as mutual friends.
Two years ago, AARP partnered with the then-fledgling dating site How About We to create an over-50s version.
Like its all-ages counterpart, it’s designed to get you out and dating fast rather spending weeks on get-to-know-you emails.
A recent Pew survey on remarriage found that divorce rates for older Americans have doubled since 1990 and one in two divorced or widowed seniors had remarried in 2013.
That represents a big boost for senior dating sites and an increase in the number of older singles populating the big sites like
To that end, the site asks users to create their ideal first date, whether that’s a trip to the museum followed by coffee nearby, dinner and a movie, or something quirky.