By the late 90s, email has become your smart personal assistant, a tool used to organise and prioritise daily life.Messages become shorter and more suitable for instant chatting helping people get to know each other faster on this growing medium.
It improves long distance dating and allows singles to meet a potential partner via webcam before deciding to take it offline.
Since its launch in 2004, Facebook has amassed 1.4 billion users, connecting and reconnecting people all around the world.
The first paid matching services opened in 1944 in London, the first time dating - and more importantly finding a spouse - has been transformed into a commercial business.
The United States develop the Happy Families Planning Services in 1959 by programming an IBM computer.
We are still very much in love, despite the normal pressures of family losses, job turmoil, and some health issues. We are grateful to Dr Warren and his wife Marylyn for starting e Harmony, and introducing us to the program."Skype popularises free, internet-enabled video chat in 2003.
As long as you have an internet connection you can chat to your loved ones from the comfort of your own home.
With the help of technology - the sky's the limit...literally!
Armed with just an i Phone, GPS unit and Go Pro camera, a man from Seattle proposed to his girlfriend from 90,000 feet.
Beginning with the steam engine, we look all the way through to the year 2045 to show you what experts are predicting will be the #Future Of Dating.