How many couples will have met online this Valentine’s Day? More than ever before is the safe answer, as online dating continues to sweep the world.
But is data crunching the best way to find a partner?
In the future, a computer program could dictate who you date, and for how long. This was the premise of a December 2017 episode of Black Mirror, the dystopian sci-fi TV series.
But technology already has radically changed romance, with online dating growing massively in popularity ever since Match.com blazed a trail in the mid-90s.
Now apps, such as Tinder, with their speedy account set-ups and “swipe to like” approach, have taken dating to another level.
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