Swipe right for Ms. Right (or Mr. Right Now): The rise of mobile dating apps

  • by: BARBARA ORTUTAY , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 20, 2014 - 1:20 PM

NEW YORK — So, a lady walks into a bar...Wait, scratch that. A lady takes out her phone. With a left swipe of her finger she dismisses Alex, 25 and Robert, 48. She swipes right when a photo of James, 24, pops up. It's a match. James had swiped right too. They chat, and make plans to meet. They're only three miles apart, after all.

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