MERCURY NEWS - Nov 23 - ~25% of online daters met a spouse or long-term partner through a dating site. Another study finds couples who meet online are twice as likely to get married than couples who met offline. All this connectivity can come with a cost. We're stumbling at staying focused on the people who are physically closest to us. One British divorce lawyers' website claimed in 2011 that Facebook played a role in a third of all divorces.