Proxi Dating was one of the first dating services using bluetooth.In 2004 Match, Webdate and Lavalife were the mobile dating early leaders.Mobile dating services, also known as cell dating, cellular dating, or cell phone dating, allow individuals to chat, flirt, meet, and possibly become romantically involved by means of text messaging, mobile chatting, and the mobile web.
2006 was the year of skepticism, and bad mdating user experience.
It wasn't until the i Phone arrived in 2007 that mobile dating took off.
This is already a significant increase from 2011 (6.3 million).
This increase is allegedly caused by Mobile Dating due to current social dating services like Tinder or Badoo, which allow people to quickly make new contacts on the go.
For example, Walther’s (2006) hyperpersonal framework suggests that self-presentation online is much more prone to manipulation than face-to-face interaction.