KATU - Dec 4 - The cutting edge of dating now is virtual dating. Studies show people who do go on virtual dates are likely to have more successful relationships in person. Ravit Abelman from OmniDate says this is a way for singles on dating sites to get to know each other without the commitment of a date in person. You don’t have to get dressed; you don’t have to invest anything. You don’t have to take the risk.