This story begins in late 2004 when a young woman living outside Boston, Massachusetts (America) decided that she needed a change in her life.Online dating fever at record levels More Kiwi singles are turning to the internet to find a date for New Year’s Eve than ever before, with Trade Me’s dating website Find Someone reporting record highs for activity levels.
Find Someone manager Rick Davies said it was the busiest the site had been since it was founded back in 2001, and dating fever was set to continue.
“With lonely hearts in a frantic search for a date for New Year, these levels are likely to keep ramping up in the lead-in to Monday night.”Mr Davies said the social awkwardness of being an online dater was a thing of the past.
Trade Me operates New Zealand’s leading online auction and classifieds website.
It also runs a number of sister sites including: ‘Find Someone’ (online dating), ‘Holiday Houses’ (holiday rentals) and ‘Travelbug’ (hotels).
strongly suggest that you always get to know the person before going out on any dates.
Ask the tuff questions about their personality what they do for a living and where they see their future.
Trade Me was publicly listed as a separate entity on 13 December 2011 under the ticker "TME".
Trade Me Ltd also operates several sister websites including Find Someone, Travelbug, Safe Trader and Holiday Houses.
Many buyers pay cash on pickup with larger items — probably partially due to the relative concentration of the New Zealand population in a relatively small number of urban areas.
Trade Me shares many features with other online auction-websites, such as e Bay.
Trade Me is the largest Internet-auction website operating in New Zealand.