Yesterday Was Busiest Time for Online Dating

Yesterday was the busiest day for online dating, according to data from top sites.

Sites like and Plenty of Fish said that the period between 6-9pm the Sunday after New Year is their peak time for dating traffic.

In fact, narrowed it down further to an exact time of 8.52pm on Sunday.

The IAC-owned site said sign ups were often 95% higher than average on Jan 4th.

Dating sites Zoosk and Plenty of Fish also backed this up, saying their sites see a spike in traffic on this day after the Christmas period.

What do our readers find, is the Sunday after New Year the busiest day for their dating sites?

Simon Edmunds

Simon is the former editor of Global Dating Insights. Born in Newcastle, he has an English degree from Queen Mary, London and after working for the NHS, trained as a journalist with the Press Association. Passionate about music, journalism and Newcastle United.

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