A big day for online dating

1 million Brits looking for love

Yesterday, in a fit of New Year optimism, an estimated 1 million Brits went online to find a date.

This time last year match.com saw a 94 per cent increase in people singing up compared to their daily average.

It's no surprise that we want to start the New Year with a positive and assertive attitude towards finding love - what better time to make a fresh start than the blank page of a New Year?

And ELLE's Undateable Lisa Reich is no different. After a series of dating disasters and rejection from one of the world's biggest dating sites, she decided enough was enough.

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Her tactic this time? Quiz the internet's most successful online daters and learn the secrets of their success.

The results were revelatory, but was she successful?

Buy the February issue of ELLE now to read Lisa's story: Undateable vs. The Dateables

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