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Can online dating really find your dream partner?

Duration: 05:38

Online dating has become big business with a wealth of websites and phone apps claiming to help you find the perfect match.

Around one-fifth of US marriages in 2011 were believed to have started online.

Lara Lewington takes a look at what you can expect when you look for love via the computer keyboard or smartphone.

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Click 09/02/2013

How social networking and mobile phones are changing the way people find love online.

First broadcast: 09 Feb 2013

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