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Online Dating
     

Online Dating

by Alan Smith
 
Internet has revolutionized the whole style of meeting new people. In countries like America, internet connections
are available in most homes along with phone connections. In fact, many states also have free calling between
local numbers. Can you imagine the huge potential for meeting new people over the phone then? Online dating
is the latest fad of the

Overview

Internet has revolutionized the whole style of meeting new people. In countries like America, internet connections
are available in most homes along with phone connections. In fact, many states also have free calling between
local numbers. Can you imagine the huge potential for meeting new people over the phone then? Online dating
is the latest fad of the twentieth century, but what before that?
The speed dating systems that gained immense popularity never really put restrains on the actual
interaction between the individuals who wished to date mostly with a romantic interest. Therefore,
many communication devices just eased the task of making two people meet, but they did not spell
out any rules for the way the relation would develop. It never specified whether two people would
become friends or a couple. At the very minimum, it posed the restriction of the inability to meet over
distances, but that is a problem that can easily be sorted out, isn’t it? You just need to tell your date to
meet you somewhere.
The complete relaxation of restrictions on the dating scene made meeting someone over phone a
favorable concept.
Before online dating, some other quick dating systems that people relied on too were popular. Video
dating systems were a rage in the 1980s and 1990s where people performed a video on the VHS
tapes. These videos were later viewed by the other interested party in private but in most cases, in
the same facility.
The whole idea was to meet over the video, but not to bump into each others. Imagine the subtlety of

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014991759
Publisher:
Henry Lui
Publication date:
07/25/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
91
File size:
914 KB

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