Truly Madly’s average user age is 23, and India’s top 10 cities account for around 70 percent of their total user base.
According to Gupta, research shows that though young people in less urban areas of India are not as open to online dating, social attitudes are rapidly shifting.
“Going anywhere outside of the compound would risk being deported.
We initially got married so we could actually date properly.” Kuwait, like Saudi Arabia, is an Islamic society, and when Desert Girl first arrived in 1996, she says that no one would ever date out in public—though that rule didn’t apply to foreigners and married couples.
The app also rejects any user whose Facebook profile status mentions “married,” to ensure only singles are using the platform.
According to Shirin Rai Gupta, a company employee and PR representative, Truly Madly rejects about 12 percent of the profile photos uploaded each day.
Saudi Arabia currently has the world’s Nikia Johnson, who works for Whos Here, said in an email that Saudis use the app to make and meet new friends who are in their area or when traveling, as well as to chat and meet with people for dating purposes.
Cultural acceptance towards modern-day dating and the apps that accompany it falls along a spectrum. In places like India, urbanization and increasing use of technology are catalyzing new social and romantic trends.We have thousands of Arab singles and Middle Eastern Singles from Lebanon, Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Saudi Arabia and many other Arab countries, all seeking other Arab singles for Arab marriage, Arab dating, Arab friendship and Arab chat, as well a broader Middle Eastern dating and Middle Eastern Marriage. society, interaction between single, unrelated members of the opposite sex is off the table, both culturally and legally.Though these two had not dated, the rest of the respondents had all either nearly been caught themselves, or had heard about less fortunate instances.One respondent, 33 and married, who has lived her whole life in the country, wrote that dating is not allowed; she does not know anyone using any such apps or websites.