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A study by Chicago University in 2013 also found that couples who meet online are 25 per cent less likely to end in divorce or separation than those that began through friends or chance.
In a bid to pour some clarity on the issue, I investigated the vast and (occasionally) terrifying world of dating websites.
I found sites fit broadly into four categories: Standard, Specific (sometimes laughably so), weird and plain wrong.
Standard Probably the most popular choices for tech-dating newbies, these include sites like Match, E-harmony, Plenty Of Fish, Tinder and Guardian Soulmates.
Tinder and Plenty of Fish are free to use, so prime stomping ground for the Melis’ of this world, whose approach to dating is much like a cat toying with a ball of string.
“When someone expresses an interest in you, whether it’s with a message, a ‘like’ or a ‘wink’ it’s like ‘BOOM! It’s this little daily self-esteem boost – A way of flirting with no consequences and without even having the leave the house”.I ask her how she met the last man she went on a real date with.“On Twitter, actually” she says, clearly surprising even herself with her answer “which in a way is better.People only reveal a very specific corner of their personality on dating sites, but on social networks you get to see what they think and feel about a whole range of topics, as well as what their sense of humour is like”.With dating sites being used as a form of social networking and social networking sites being used to find dates, it’s clearly a confusing world out there for the modern singleton.