Flirt dating tube

The ironic thing is, with a plethora of dating apps on offer, many of us will happily log on to these apps and chat to strangers through our smart phones whilst ‘on the go’, but when it comes to real life communication, we’d rather remain aloof and distant. We’ve all been there – whether it’s accidentally brushing hands with someone as you grab the pole that you’re standing next to or catching someone glancing your way, there are so many missed connections on the tube. Maybe we need to be a bit more brave and forthcoming if these shared glances are obvious? I must say the fact they were in uniform made it even better! No, but I’ve always been impressed by the charm of American police and servicemen – that’s another story though…

Technology has replaced real life interactions and we’re living the majority of our time passively through text on a screen rather than speaking words from our mouth. In London, I’d love the mystery of a stranger giving me his number and disappearing, with the ball in my court to find out more about him.

About 1.3billion people use the Tube every year – more than half a billion potential love interests.And unlike its competitors, the app works using Bluetooth - meaning the lack of signal on the capital's Underground network will not force people to put their love lives on hold during their commute.Like other dating apps, it relies on both interested parties being signed up and active.A newly-launched dating app aims to help set up moments of magic happening on the Tube everyday.Spark - set up to rival Tinder - aims to bring commuters' romantic fantasies to life by matching them with fellow Londoners during their Tube journeys.It was time to see if, in the words of the late 90s boyband, I could find Love On The Northern Line.Day 1 I’m wearing red because I heard men are drawn to it and, frankly, I need all the help I can get.In the event the user spots someone they are attracted to during their journey, they simply open up the app on their phone and send them a 'Spark'.The recipient will then receive the 'Spark' once the pair have parted ways - sparing the potential for an awkward end to the journey.Uniquely among smartphone dating apps, users are only allowed to send one free 'Spark' per day, and responders have just 24 hours to send a reply.Its co-founder, David Marsden, 24, hopes the limits will cut out the relentless swiping associated with Tinder."Every day we see people that catch our eye, and in that second we form a picture of who they could be and how we might get on," he told the Telegraph."It’s so much more than just an image.

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