Today, people from all sorts of backgrounds and across all ages are looking at online dating as an acceptable and even reliable option for finding their partners.
The recent trends in online dating have also been fuelled by changes to the wider social context which includes a rising consumer culture alongside greater personal independence.
There are now 86% Australian households, representing 7.7 million, with access to the internet up from 65% in 2008.
Try cheating with someone's wife in rural Bangladesh and you'll get our point.
About 26% of all young adults in 2011 claimed to have no religion, a rise from 12% in 1976.
Although the reduction is across the entire population, it is more pronounced among young people.
Asians are very religious people especially the Arab world.
So if you're into the Arab dating world, please be respectful to their cultures.