In a piece on Vice, called "In Defense of Ok Cupid's A-List," the writer says, "I value my A-List subscription at a level in which it has become engrained.Half the time, I forget that I even pay for it." Well, there you have it.
According to a new study, the answer, in a word (or three): Not a lot. To back up for a moment, I always figured it was those most committed to find love who pay — the people who pay extra to hit the "promote me" button and get pushed to the top of the pile on everyone's feed for 10 minutes on Ok Cupid, the people who use the "passport" feature on Tinder to expand their search for romance to other cities and countries.
Turns out this may be true in some instances, but of those who pay for dating sites, some hype the upgrades with zeal and zest.
Even though there may be some passion around paying for apps, the bottom line is that not very many people do.
About 275,000 Tinderers pay for Tinder Plus, but there are 32 million users, which means only 0.85 percent pay — less than one percent.
That carries on into the dating space as well,” shared Joseph in .