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Since the earliest days of mass media and technology, people have been finding ways to broadcast their desires and find connections that might have otherwise eluded them.
"Unlike other dating websites, it's my commitment to operate our business ethically.
This means caring about your privacy, encrypting identifiable data, and never employing fake profiles or software bots.
Forty years before Mark Zuckerberg came up with Facebook, a few Harvard students created Operation Match, the precursor to online dating.
The New Yorker reports that in 1965, Lewis Altfest, a 25-year-old accountant, and his friend Robert Ross, a computer programmer for IBM, then made their own version: Project TACT (Technical Automated Compatibility Testing) for young New Yorkers living on the Upper East Side.