We Fell In Love On Twitter

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Finding 'The One' in 140 characters or less.

She said: eFlirting in 140 characters.

  • The one Twitter flirting essential is using direct message. Bantering via @ is a great way to get noticed and create a bond, but switching to the private DM space will let you get a feel for your crush's true interest level.
  • Forget your expectations. Relationship dynamics are always a little different online than they are offline, and it's easy to get wrapped up in emotions if you tweet a lot before meeting. Don't think too far ahead until you've made physical contact and can better gauge chemistry.

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He said: Be your own Twitter wingman offline.

  • Since you met on Twitter, it's likely that your intentions are undefined—are you a friend or is this something more? Show interest physically by playfully flirting and verbally by complimenting their personality and letting them know you had a good time. 5 Types Of Flirting Men Love
  • Make sure you set up another date. Find commonality through conversation and play it up while you're still together, like going to a concert or checking out a new restaurant. This tests the interest of your Twitter crush and signals whether you're on the same page.

A relationship can spring up from any social interaction, whether you're flirting at the grocery store, on an online dating site or through a social media network. The most important thing to remember is to open yourself up to the idea of love and all the great things that come with it. Because at the end of the day, you know you've got more than just tweets on the brain!

Related: Proof That Online Dating Works

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Laurie Davis

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Laurie Davis is an online dating expert and the author of Love @ First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating. Her company, eFlirt Expert, helps singles navigate flirting and relationships via technology by writing their online dating profiles, decoding their dates’ text messages, managing their digital dating lives, and helping them transition to meaningful, offline relationships. Laurie was nominated Best Dating Coach in the 2013 and 2012 iDate Awards and her advice has been featured in over 200 international media outlets including The New York Times, Good Morning America, Forbes, Men’s Health and Elle. She is engaged to her tweetheart who she eFlirted with in 140 characters on Twitter. Connect with her on Twitter and Facebook!

Location: New York, NY
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Specialties: Communication Problems, Dating/Being Single Support, LGBT Issues (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender)
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