"GPS features on smartphone apps can tell you who is nearby and willing to be browsed," Finkel said.
--- Whether enlisting the help of a grandmother or a friend or the magic of Cupid, singles long have understood that assistance may be required to meet that special someone.“You check out the wares (online profiles) and see what you like.Upon first blush, this approach seems reasonable, but there are two major problems with it: People really don’t learn much from a profile, and people get overloaded by choice." • The second generation in 2000—enter e Harmony: Sites like e Harmony market themselves less as supermarkets of love than as something akin to real estate brokers of love.Today such help is likely to come from online methods of matchmaking.But online dating, according to new Northwestern University research, depends largely on ineffective algorithms and profiles for finding potential love interests.The next reason they give is that is that most of their members are looking for something serious.This is to compete with sites like e Harmony that have made a name for themselves for people looking for long-term relationships and marriage."You have a little bit of basic information," Finkel said."Is this person below threshold or above threshold for a five-minute meet-up—five minutes from now?But can it actually work to help you find true love?Overview It was a natural progression that people would use the Internet as a way to broaden their dating horizons.