These include: Playing Wo W with someone is kind of like going on a date. Bentley found a quiet spot for their avatars to sit.Writes Rosenbloom, When players aren't battling monsters, their avatars are exploring fantastical landscapes (lush jungles, snowy forests, misty beaches), where they can meet and gab via the game's instant message feature, or through voice communication software. Hours evaporated as they discussed everything from their families to their futures. Langman realised that while she was in the fictional world of Azeroth, she was also on a date. Virtual communication has its risks — most notably, people can conceal things about themselves that might become obvious in a physical meeting.

By Winda Benedetti Forget Match.com, e Harmony, Ok Cupid or whatever online dating service you might turn to in hopes of meeting the love of your life (or at least someone you can stand long enough to hang out with for a week or two).

The New York Times has profiled couples who met while playing "World of Warcraft" – the massively popular online role-playing game – and the article comes off as a good argument for why "Wo W" and games like it are far better places to meet people than online dating sites.

Eventually when users are matched online there will be very little chance of a bad blind date situation.

Mobile phones seem to be seen by most to be a key part of the future of online dating.

Brian Shushter, co-founder of the multiplayer site Utherverse told The Huffington Post: There are 100 [virtual] weddings a month right now, which is mind boggling.

profiles couples who met in the game, and her piece reveals a number of reasons why playing Wo W might be even more effective than messaging people on Match.

This research report will examine how and why IT organizations are adopting Dev Ops methodologies, the effects on their staff and processes, and the tools they are utilizing for the best results.

Is Dev Ops helping organizations reduce costs and time-to-market for software releases? Find out in this Information Week and Interop ITX infographic on the state of Dev Ops in 2017.

With this extreme growth it leaves room for endless integration of new technologies into the online dating world Online dating sites are now starting to understand the need for more real personalized interaction.