In just one hour, late on a Wednesday night, I received messages from over 100 people saying they, too, had found love on Twitter.
It felt like all the important stuff was already understood and we’d been safely vetted (not voting UKIP, not being teetotal or vegan, knowing is Bowie’s best album and that I’m the superior player of Pop Master on Radio 2).
Almost every major industry is consolidating, and this has created a large pool of people who are going to be displaced from their current employer.
A lot can happen in 140 characters I met my boyfriend Dan on Twitter. A couple of years later, both single, we finally got together.A mingle free zone It’s a good job we did meet on Twitter, since neither of us can mingle a damn.We would both rather lose a kidney than navigate the traditional dating scene.Fifty percent of couples who met online and subsequently married did so within three to four years of meeting.It took more than 10 years before half of the couples who met through other means were formally hitched. “Online” here typically means relationship-focused sites like Match.com, not hook-up apps like Tinder or Grindr.) “I was a little surprised, given that the common wisdom about internet dating is that internet dating undermines relationship stability,” Rosenfeld told Quartz.A common theme of these horror stories is that needy people fall prey to the practiced courtship of opportunists.