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14 Feb

By 2009, that number had grown to around 20 per cent for heterosexual couples, and 60 per cent for same-sex matches.

An estimated 30 to 40 million North Americans now use online dating sites.

Within 10 minutes of posting, she had a handful of virtual suitors — and one stood out.

He suggested they ditch the dating site and switch to email.

We allowed technology to get us into this fatiguing dynamic, and it's time we used technology to get us out.

“My friends advised me to go online and try to find someone to share my life with,” she says via Skype.

Firefly spent a lot of time on her profile, thinking she needed to be entirely honest and open if she hoped to really connect with someone.

At a press launch, Facebook reps showed off the new product, explaining that it could be used to search for restaurants, or for job recruiting.

At one point, a Facebook employee stood to demonstrate a search for “friends of my friends who are single and living in San Francisco.” And that’s when Facebook entered the online dating game, doing away with what was, until now, a fragile divide between quotidian online activity and the act of browsing for potential mates.