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All the profiles go through a strict verification process increasing their credibility.New data, provided exclusively to USA TODAY, bear out just how muddy the landscape can be.An online survey of 2,647 singles, ages 18-59, illustrates that level of ambiguity: 69% are at least somewhat confused about whether an outing with someone they're interested in is a date or not.If you don't like a profile you have two options: Show Later or Reject.In Show Later option, the profile will come back for viewing after sometime.
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