Mr. Schildkrout. (Picture: Kathryn Tucker)

Aaron Schildkrout may be the co-founder and co-CEO of—a dating website that’s all about actually getting offline on genuine times. Yesterday he got term regarding the first HowAboutWe wedding.

Adrianne Jeffries of Betabeat pinged me personally yesterday with a web link up to a post from Philip Greenspun titled, “Is this continued existence of involuntarily single individuals proof that online dating sites is a deep failing?“

STC (save your self the Simply Click): Here’s a directory of Greenspun’s piece: He contends that, provided the dropping prices of wedding within the last few years therefore the continued variety of solitary those who wish to be hitched, online dating sites is a de facto failure. He thinks that self-description in internet dating ought to be abandoned for lots more of the peer-testimony system. His proof is some census information about marriage prices in addition to popularity of an extended testimony he composed on the part of a friend that is now-married. The entire thing is framed in opposition into the claims of a pro-online-dating “26-year-old” guy who Greenspun came across at a Hanukkah Party (“suspiciously held on xmas Eve”). Read more