Recent years have seen an explosion of dating apps, and there seem to be incredibly niche ones launching every day. For some people, swiping through fellow singles and potential romantic partners is merely a bit of fun and a way to entertain themselves during TV ad breaks.
Raised by his mother and stepfather, Teresa and Rodney Caldwell, together with his stepsisters, Erica and Jasarah, little Shad had developed a profound interest in melodic tunes, particularly rap music. "I rapped every chance I got." Calling himself Kid Gangsta, he then started to join some talent competitions around his hometown at the age of 5.
Around one in four relationships start online now, and among the millennial generation, the number is likely to be even higher.
It’s all about location, but you can’t add more places to your list until you’ve visited them.
However, if your potential suitors have previously checked-in on Facebook to the same places as you, that will appear on their profiles.
But as our smartphones become increasingly powerful, fewer of us are dating from behind our desktops, rather turning to the digital devices in our pockets.