Victoria Vertal met her husband Steven on the Internet.
The couple met online, got coffee, then fell for each in real life. :)" Singles don't consider Yelp, the online service for reviewing local businesses, among Internet dating options.
Their commentary not only showcases one's favorite restaurants, bars, and other preferences, but also shows off the reviewer's voice and personality through tone and word choice.
As a community site, Yelp allows those logged in to check out any profile and then facilitates communication (some might call it flirting) via a message board-esque "talk section," private messages, and compliments.
But this scenario is missing one key element of the e-matchmaking archetype: a dating website. But as a social network in which people create online personalities and then judge and interact with each other, it can (and does) facilitate cyber romance.