As an avid dater, online and off, and as someone who used to work for Dating Coach Evan Marc Katz, helping clients write their profiles, I saw many common online dating mistakes.
It’s important to put your best foot forward, but maybe not in your best pair of shoes."By now, I think we’ve all tried online dating at some point or know people who have.
According to this New York Times article from February, 2015, one in 10 Americans is signed up for a dating site, the most ever.
Just use the little information you do have, mutual Facebook friends or the person's location, and ask away.
Sure, some people still do it, wait a few days before messaging an online person back.
However, you don't want to lose momentum (yours or theirs) if you wait too many days to write back.