Why Sunday was busiest day for hunting potential matches online

This Sunday was the busiest day of the year for online dating, where people spent their time checking out potential dates' profiles.

ANI| Last Updated: Jan 11, 2015, 16:29 PM IST

Washington: This Sunday was the busiest day of the year for online dating, where people spent their time checking out potential dates' profiles.

According to the data provided by Match.com, the first Sundayafter New Year's Day is the busiest and the site is on track to have more than 2 million users logging on over 36 million times in the first week of January, Mashable reported.

Match.com said that the busiest period actually kicks off on Christmas Day each year and typically lasts until Feb. 14, when the site sees a 30 percent increase in new member signups.