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The Tinder app made “swipe right” a part of popular culture. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images

How did you meet your partner? For a growing number of people, the answer will be “online”, through one of the many dating apps that have sprung up in(...)

Facebook has tremendous scale: with more than 2.2 billion users logging on every month, 200 million of whom have their relationship status set to ‘single’.  Photograph: iStock

Facebook has the largest network of singles in the world, a mission to bring people closer together and detailed data that research has shown knows yo(...)

We’ve moved on from discomfort or embarrassment about using technology to connect with other people.

About three years ago, I was sitting with a female friend in a bar on a frantic Saturday night in Dublin. By the end of the night, several worse-for-(...)

OkCupid website  visitors who visited through the Firefox browser (above right) yesterday were told in a message to use other browsers such as Microsoft Corp’s Internet Explorer (above left) or Google Inc’s Chrome. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

US dating website OkCupid.com has called for a boycott of Mozilla Firefox to protest the world’s No 2 Web browser naming a gay marriage opponen(...)