Closer’s intrepid dater, Rebecca Twomey, discovers dating by numbers – but isn’t sure her romantic sums are up to speed
It’s always been I a numbers game in the digital dating world, but now it’s a lot more literal thanks to a new study to mark the launch of new MTV dating show Single AF.
According to new dating data, you should wait three hours before replying to a message – any sooner and you’ll come across as too keen. I was always told not to play games, but now that four out of five people meet online, it’s time to play by the new rules.
Facebook is the holy grail of romance – it’s now the most popular place to meet a new partner, having matched twice as many couples as Tinder. What I find most shocking is that one in five singles now think they have a chance of dating a celebrity because of having easier access to them on Twitter and Instagram.
If Channing Tatum ever becomes single, I’ll be Dm-ing in