Friend reuinited dating

28 Jul

Last night divorcee Miss Roberts said: “Aside from the money, I’ve lost the love of my life.

I know he wasn’t real, but the feelings were real to me.

Without the website it is doubtful that we would have met...Some of us even chose to contact former adversaries.“Sad to hear Friends Reunited is shutting,” Jon Ronson tweeted on Monday in response to the news.Setting up your profile is nothing special, it’s all pretty standard stuff.Usual questions asked, usual boxes to be filled with the usual selection of pop-up answers.Perhaps the only not-so-standard approach about the whole profile building is the fact that you can start promoting your profile before you’ve completed it.Basically, all you have to do is to fill in your little description and then tick a box to send it to your 30 best matches.Social networking was not even a term anyone used, but Friends Reunited grew very quickly to become one of the largest sites in the UK.” It did. In a newly technological era where no one, not even JR Hartley, used the phone book anymore, it took full advantage of the internet's ability to shrink the world until it was within everyone's grasp, and for a few years it managed, organised and compartmentalised our collective memory.Suddenly, all of us were revisiting old pals, if not to reconnect then to snoop.In the same week it was announced that the cast of Friends would be at least partially reuniting for television, the website Friends Reunited announced that it would be closing.This prompted one of two reactions among that generation of people for whom Friends Reunited blazed a trail in revealing the myriad pleasures of online activity (in other words, the over-35s): a keen sense of nostalgia for the site that first realised the potential in using the internet not merely for email (or porn) but to find former friends and rekindle old flames; and a certain surprise that the website had still been limping on at all in an arena long since reimagined by younger bucks with more appealing alternatives.