Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. With the Internet era, people all over the world have gained more opportunities to meet new people, to make new friends no matter the distance and to find the perfect soul-mate. Dating, was originally a form of courtship done by two persons with the aim to get to know each other better, pursuing a more serious relationship or even marriage. Nowadays, online technologies have provided people with an easier way to communicate, shortening all the traditional dating algorithms to a simple click on an interested profile, increasing the chances of lucky matchmaking cases via dating websites. However, recent studies show that Internet dating isn’t as effective as it was thought. Learn more about online dating, its history, issues and social impact in this book.