Her date for the evening, however, was someone she'd only known in person for a few weeks."I met him in real life unintentionally," she says.
While it’s a pretty recent phenomenon in the US, it’s slowly gaining popularity and talks about it are often coupled with flirting tips and dating advice. We often assume the online dating world is strictly adults only, but as it turns out this isn’t always the case.Because credit cards are normally age-restricted, paid dating services are fairly effective at keeping out underage users – but lots of dating sites and apps are free and don’t have such robust checks. Tinder was one of them until recently, with 7% of its users aged between 13 and 17 (outnumbering 35 to 44-year-olds.) and our Nokia black-and-white-display phones (double gasp!) but that was the extent of our digital dalliances.