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How are Boomers going on the pull online?

One in five relationships start online. But while it’s usual to catch 20-somethings swiping on Tinder or sending charms on Happn, senior singletons are quickly catching up. So what is it that the serial daters of the Boomer generation are hoping for when they sign up, log in and upload a pic?

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With one in five relationships starting online, it’s safe to say that internet dating is now the norm. But while it’s usual to catch twenty-somethings swiping on Tinder or sending charms on Happn, more senior singletons are quickly catching up.

“The over-50s are the largest growing demographic to be registering on social media platforms, so it’s a natural progression that they should look to find their future partners in the same way,” says Tracey McAlpine, editor of Fighting Fifty. [1]

So what is the typical Boomer hoping for when he or she ...



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