I mean, one could argue that even Voyager 1's Golden Record is kind of a massive, interstellar personal ad (complete with the recorded sound of a kiss! It's as if humanity decided to document all our best features and send them into space with this message: So dating apps are really the latest manifestation of human beings doing what we've always done -- create new tools to communicate and then turn around and use those tools to find love, sex and companionship.
1695: The First Personal Ads According to history professor H. Cocks (seriously --The Best Name Ever for an academic) personal ads began as a way to help British bachelors find eligible wives.
When you join Two's Company Auckland dating service, you'll have the opportunity to meet like-minded single people who have been personally matched with you - by a person, not a computer.
Despite the growth of online dating agencies in the last decade, there is still over a third of the adult population in the UK that have never been married.
With our busy lives and lifestyles we have even less time to find love, yet a life long partner surely should not be left to a chance meeting.
Even more sinister news because as online dating has boomed so too have online dating fraud offences.
This figure is set to rise, as are single person households.
How often have you met someone online or on a night out and realised they are not available to date or want the same things as you do in life?
Everyone we introduce you to will have been met personally and we spend time getting to know them and you. We’re not an online dating site, on the contrary we are offline.