Technology's Role In Romance Dates To The Telegraph
Modern technology has enabled people to find love without the
old fashioned rituals like meeting in person or talking on the phone.
And the anonymity of social networks has also opened up opportunities
for fraudsters and fakes. The movie and TV show Catfish have
told versions of this story. But when tech journalist Clive Thompson
recently rediscovered a novel from 1879, he found that people have been
finding love and anonymity through technology at least as far back as