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Definition of Online Dating


Definition of Online Dating

Online dating is also referred to as "internet dating," "cyber dating," and "on line dating."

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Online dating refers to:

  1. The process of being introduced to potential dates through an online dating service

  2. Getting to know those individuals through email, chat, and other available services (such as video), and

  3. Potentially taking the online relationship into the "real world" by dating in person

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Also Known As: internet dating, cyber dating
Common Misspellings: on line dating

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