Therefore, it might be surprising to learn that more than half of Americans are currently single.
One woman, Suzanne Hardman, was reduced to tears as she recounted how ‘James Richards’ conned her out of £170,000 – her life savings. And there are ways we can all be tricked - even those who think they're clued up about online dating.
In this day and age we all have autocorrect on our phones, tablets and laptops. How will the story stack up against the greatest films about business?
As the internet plays an ever greater part in our social lives, with sites such as Facebook helping us to keep in touch with our friends, it's inevitable that we also use it to help us run our love lives as well.
If you’re in doubt, save the picture onto your computer and then drag it into Google. And if he really does look like Pattinson (or Benedict Cumberbatch like this teen)? 3) He says he earns over £1m a year Most dating sites have columns where you fill in your basic details and there is an option to put down your salary.
Personally, I don’t trust anyone who fills this in at all.
Of course, there are a number of reputable dating sites out there – so what makes Elite Singles special?