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Worlds First Instant Messaging Online Dating Service Launched
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UK based TextandMeet is the first resource for texting and meeting new people online.
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Worlds First Instant Messaging Online Dating Service Launched
 
The traditional dating site that uses email for all contact cannot compare to the instant gratification that can be derived from getting a reply to your message within minutes of joining and sending your message. 
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TextandMeet is the first ever SMS (Instant Messaging) based dating service.  Users from all over the world can connect to other users within minutes of joining the program. The service is currently connected to over 300 networks in 118 countries and is growing rapidly.

TextAndMeet's Lawrence Pryor said about the new service "While web and email based dating services have been around for years, it was inevitable that as people became more comfortable with instant messaging, many wanted to migrate to the instant messaging medium to take advantage of its immediacy and privacy".

The site was conceived as a result of the basic SMS message that has proven to be so popular in the UK, Europe and Asia. As and when full 3G capabilities are present and realistic the program will embrace this technology by sending for example a JPG image to the users handset or a profile of the user will be available as will full video capabilities all sent directly to your handset.

The traditional dating site that uses email for all contact cannot compare to the instant gratification that can be derived from getting a reply to your message within minutes of joining and sending your message. TextandMeet will send profile matches at present using email but again as the program is developed further they will be sent via the cell phone.

All users are completely anonymous and have the option to block persistent annoying calls. When a user first joins they receive credits to fund their account. Three credits are required to send a message anywhere in the world. Registration to this new service is completely free and includes...

  • The ability to upload your profile and photograph  in under 5 minutes
  • Members can have people contacting you instantly via your mobile/cell phone.
  • Browse 1000's of new members joining weekly
  • A Free Ebook "The Secrets of Making Love Happen" worth $14.95 (by Bart Baggett)
Online Dating will certainly be revolutionized by this new service. TextAndMeet will bring you closer to more people, quicker, faster than any other dating service.  Visit the site at http://www.textandmeet.com

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