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"I think it's harmless, and it's safe, and for people in my age bracket, over 50, I think it's worthwhile." Joanna (not her real name) returned to New Zealand from a stint in London 10 years ago to find not a dating pool, but a dating puddle."There, it seemed you'd meet a lot more eligible people in your age group.

Men who message her with a winking smile or open the conversation with "DTF? ") "I think I'm a bit discerning about that stuff – I pick a dick pretty quickly.

That's the good thing about Tinder in some ways; it's so immediate." she says.

In Auckland I felt like there wasn't a lot of choice," she says. She mainly used Find Someone, and had some serious relationships, including one man with whom she had a child.

But the novelty wore off, and she began to feel like she wasn't going to find The One on there.

It's no longer a talking point if you meet The One in cyberspace.

Online dating technology is evolving, fuelled by sexed-up 20-somethings furiously swiping left.

"I think earlier on there was an idea of it as a hook-up-type site, but I think everybody sees it as not just a grubby site specifically for sexual liaisons.

Now, it's a little bit edgy but still credible in terms of meeting someone on it,." he says.

Men are invited to fill out a form, and Jan and Hannah sort through the applicants together, contacting whoever Jan is interested in.

In the first week, Jan received 50 applicants from all over New Zealand, as well as Australia and the UK.

"Traditionally, you'd roll up to a bar, have a couple of drinks and take a chance.

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