Google Plus is launching and anytime a new social media site hits the market it begs the question “Will it be a good site for dating?”

You probably realize by now that to join Google Plus, you have to receive an invitation. So far, about 88% of Google Plus members are men. So, theoretically, Google Plus is a great dating site to check out if you happen to be a woman, and you happen to get an invitation.

If Google Plus succeeds, the gender balance will have to correct itself over time. The main question that remains regarding Google Plus as a dating site is one of privacy. Google Plus touts itself as the more private alternative to Facebook, which may mean that it doesn’t envision itself as being a dating alternative. Facebook’s main advantage as a “dating site” is that you can so easily see the profiles of the people your friends already know. When you see someone who looks promising, you can connect with them based on your mutual acquaintance. If Google works really hard to ensure privacy, making those connections might not be possible.

So, I guess we’ll have to give Google Plus a little longer in the marketplace before we can really assess its possibilities as a dating site. Now, if I could just get an invitation…

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