A playlist he created, inspired by music from the movie “Drive,” attracted followers, including one he found especially intriguing.“The thing that caught me is she was into the Cure, one of my top three bands, she has blue hair, she was posing in a De Lorean in her Facebook picture,” recalls Jennings. She was a scientist, Rachel Truscon, living more than a thousand miles away. “We laugh about how crazy it is that we met,” he says, especially given that his own experiment with online-dating sites lasted just an hour, because “it felt so unnatural.” The couple now jokes about starting a Spotify-based dating site.They used a hashtag for the wedding, #bodahabibis, so their friends from Twitter could live-tweet along.And as wedding favors, they gave out little crocheted birds.Emily Brocato and Ian Fletcher met on the blogging site Tumblr when someone Brocato followed on the site, whom Fletcher knew from high school, posted about Fletcher’s new Tumblr account.
“Roses are Red Lemons Are Sour Open Your Le.......” Oh sorry, didn’t see ya there, just reading aloud some silly V-Day Cards, which reminds me, here’s to lifetime more of Hallmark Cards to you @the_lily_faye. “I do feel better about saying I met him through Instagram than saying I met him through Ok Cupid.” Social-media sites are getting better at connecting strangers through mutual interests and friends, says Brooklyn Sherman, who founded a blog and Instagram account called “The Way We Met.” “It’s like modern-day blind dating,” she says.
Though they lived across the country from each other, they began talking.
After meeting for the first time in Chicago, they both wrote lists about it.
To think I’ve found my Ball N’ Chain, certainly makes me smitten knowing that WE are OURS. “Now you can just see who your friends are interacting with online and meet them that way.” See: The death of the dinner date A 2010 survey of about 3,000 couples, called “How Couples Meet and Stay Together,” found that 287 of the couples had met online, nearly half of them on online dating sites.
As the saying goes “What’s mine is yours and what’s yours is... I know you’ll see this as you’re setting your hair. Yet 29 had met through social-networking sites not designed for matchmaking; 18 met through gaming; 54 met through internet chat; and seven through community, religious or political websites.
Musician Jacoby Jennings doesn’t like online dating sites.