So in 2030, I think we’ll be somewhere very different, and I think today’s nine-year-olds will have really incredible ways of finding love when they’re 25.An unsung skill of the social networking age is the ability to pick a good profile picture, whether for Facebook, Linked In, Twitter or Tinder.For socially weird or anxious or shy people, trying to meet a stranger in public is a nightmare, and even for someone charming and outgoing, it’s a grueling task that requires a lot of luck.The alternative that often happens is meeting someone through friends, which can work, but it’s limiting yourself to single people your closest friends and family happen to know.As for the current online dating options—they strike me as a good first crack at this by humanity, but the kind of thing we’ll significantly improve on to the point where the way it was done in 2014 will seem highly outdated in not too many years.Now that the stigma has diminished, you know this industry is going to race ahead because there’s so much money to be made by whoever can be innovative.
His sister, Gillian Doney, said he was intending to meet the woman during the trip but the rendezvous never materialised.
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Ian Doney, 51, died penniless after fraudsters targeted his lonely heart pleas to get his savings.
The lifelong singleton had excitedly changed his Facebook status to ‘in a relationship’ after paying for flight tickets for an online date he believed was his girlfriend to fly to the UK.
The lowly-paid shop worker had even resorted to starving himself so he could afford to meet the incessant demands for funds being made by his online ‘partner’.