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Research company Mintel have released an extensive report about the online dating industry. The report assesses the current state of the dating industry in the UK, including the value of the market, what the main trends are, and which factors will impact growth over the next five years. This will be driven in part by the number of single people in the UK growing, and the continued increase of consumers using the internet on-the-go for socialising.
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