October 1, 2012

21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Coffee Meets Bagel Is Online Dating Meets Groupon. “Online dating has come a long way from simple text-based Yahoo Personals, but we still can’t seem to get away from the vaguely creepy strangers who lurk around most online dating sites. So rather than filling out lengthy online applications and trusting to the algorithm, Coffee Meets Bagel figures, why not just leverage your Facebook friends to find you a non-threatening mate? And since you need a place to have that awkward first meeting, here’s a deal at local restaurants and cafes. It’s Groupon meets Match.com, complete with the daily e-mails.”