In fact, a recent survey revealed that slightly over half of single respondents were more likely to turn to the internet than to friends for dating advice. We know that social well being is essential for balanced health. According to a recent study from Flurry Analytics, there are 17 million active users on the 20 most popular dating apps worldwide. In January 2013 alone, there were 2.1 billion active sessions on these apps.
[4,6] Usage data for under-18’s are harder to come by, partly because apps often require that users be over the age of 18.
Fast forward to now - some 15 years later - and technology-facilitated dating has evolved dramatically. In just the past 5 years, we have transitioned from a website industry (e.g., e Harmony, Jdate) to a landscape that now includes specialized mobile dating applications (apps).
Consider: In 2010, users spent more than twice as much time on dating websites as they did on dating apps. Just one year later, in 2011, users spent slightly more time on dating apps than they did on websites.
With each new email, the two are able to talk about their problems, share pieces of themselves, and form a strong emotional bond.
 Far from being ‘creepy’ or antisocial, the movie shows how technology can facilitate healthy romantic relationships.