MIAMI NEW TIMES - Feb 15 - "No," according to Mark Brooks, an analyst and consultant for the online dating industry. Brooks presented a panel at the iDate2010 conference in Miami Beach. He recapped the past year's successes and failures in the online dating industry, but barely mentioned the potential of Twitter to generate love matches. Obviously, dating sites have many advantages to Twitter, such as searches for potential matches. Some sites focus on niche communities, which is crucial if you're into a particular lifestyle. If all you want is a booty call, you know where to look. But if you're serious about meeting someone, don't knock Twitter as a platform. It may not replace a dating social network, but it's definitely an alternative. FULL ARTICLE @ MIAMI NEW TIMES
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