Dating site medical students
The site took off at a rapid pace, as 1,300 students at Columbia signed up in the first week.
"I think we are responsible for more than half of the dates and meetings between students on campus," Alexa said.
The Pew Internet & American Life Project surveyed the number of online daters in 2006.
Results indicated that one in 10 Internet users have tried online dating sites.
Spira, who tried online dating in 1994 before and existed, explained that people now feel comfortable talking to others and forming relationships online. it wouldn't have allowed online dating to really become what I feel is now social dating," she said.
"We will never do that." Only students or alumni with an active university e-mail account can register on the site.
From there, users can narrow their searches to students attending specific schools.
With more than 20,000 registered users, the site continues growing and has doubled its members in the past four months.
Some have compared it to Facebook -- pointing out that the social network was also open to only college students when it began.