Social network love dating
Just nine per cent said they solely used dating sites.Of those, 59 per cent said they preferred social media platforms with 51 per cent beleiving them to be safer and a third saying it enabled them to meet people through mutual friends.
That's because it documented their entire relationship from the moment they met—online.
Back in 2011, Robin had joined Instagram to find and follow interesting people and soon began following Matt, an avid cyclist who documented his bike rides.
One day after Robin commented on his photo of a sun-filled California road, he responded back about her snow-filled images.
A few more exchanged comments led Matthew to ask her to email him, and though he was a stranger, he was part of her online community, so Robin says she didn't hesitate to get in touch.
We have heard many personal horror stories of built-up expectations that were never realized. Why do you think a lot of hit songs, books and movies are about love?