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Mark Brooks

Dating will go mobile and location aware within the next 5 years. Its the next logical step for the user experience. And to further differentiate from the social networking friend-keeping user experience. The idating experience is all about date-finding. And part of the compatibility profile of all users is location. Specifically, users search for singles 22 miles away or less, on average. If they happen to be 22 feet away, even better. Proximity + compatibility gives people a reason to talk. This can be good. And it can be terrifying. So dating sites will have to think carefully about safeguards.


This can be good to those people who love dating. Through Smartphone people can talk and can communicate even in long distance relationship.

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