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.
The disadvantage is people do not actually meet one another.
At the end of each interval, the organizer rings a bell, clinks a glass, or blows a whistle to signal the participants to move on to the next date.
One of the advantages that speed dating has over online speed dating and online dating in general is that when being face to face with someone, one gets a better sense of who they are due to their body language, gestures, tonality and more.
There have been several studies of the round-robin dating systems themselves, as well as studies of interpersonal attraction that are relevant to these events.
Specific age range based on gender is a common restriction for events.
Many speed dating events are targeted at particular communities: for example, LGBT people, polyamorists, Some feel that speed dating has some obvious advantages over most other venues for meeting people, such as bars, discotheques, etc.
Other studies found speed-dating data useful as a way to observe individual choices among random participants.