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The industry has been successful, of course — and popular: while only 3% of Americans reported meeting their partners online in 2005, that figure had risen to 22% for heterosexual couples and 6% for same-sex couples by 2007-09.

• The Tinderisation of modern life is on the rise I arranged a coffee meet-up for Saturday at 5.30pm, which after half an hour a guy called Harpal said he was coming to.

I also followed a man called Jeff, something that means Wiith will notify me when he creates an event, and told some bloke called Youcef I’d join him for a run on tomorrow at 9pm. It’s true that the current market for community-based dating and networking is becoming increasingly saturated.

There’s Skout, which brands itself as more of a friend app but has morphed into more of a dating landscape.

Peoplehunt exists, too, although it is now mainly a tool for finding others who might be able to help you with something (language exchange classes are popular on the format).

Either way, you wouldn't be in the minority of adults if you sometimes wished for a new friend or two to enter your life.

After school and university – both moveable feasts of friend-making opportunities – men in particular often forget how to make close buddies.

The most popular friend app around at the moment is Meetup, by a stretch.