But Dry January could mean arranging a face-to-face date could be pushed back for at least two weeks.
Jenny Mitchell, Match spokesman, said: “With the Christmas festivities over, January is the time that many Britons embrace a fresh start and get back into the dating game.
But according to research, users who match on their mobiles won’t meet until two weeks later, waiting until Monday 16 to go on their first date.
If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware.
One scenario in which humans are in obvious need of emotional support is when they’re trying to date each other.
In order to investigate whether responsiveness—an important quality in creating emotional bonds between humans—is also important for humans relating to robots, a group of researchers from Northwestern University, Cornell University, the University of Rochester, and the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel, decided to simulate the “stressful interaction” of online dating.
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With the festive season over and people getting on with their new year’s resolutions, January 3 is expected to be the busiest day of the year for online dating, peaking at 9pm.