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Geolocated dating

Online dating no longer carries the sort of stigma it used to. Ten years ago, when people asked John Pliniussen and his wife Marion how they met , the Ontario couple would lie and say it was in a coffee shop. Now they have no problems saying they met on a dating site and online dating is increasingly seen as a normal way to meet new people According to data culled from Reuters, The Washington Post and other sources, 40 million people in the US have tried online dating at least once. A Leger Marketing survey conducted on behalf of QMI Agency suggested that a quarter of Canadians had participated in online dating, including 36% of Canadians between 18 and 34. And it's not just North America where online dating is on the rise. 15 million Indians and a staggering 140 million Chinese have used an online dating service. It's a worldwide phenomenon but, unless their interests specifically lie in meeting people of a different nationality, most users are probably not looking f