Some apps show you if you and your potential match have any Facebook friends in common, which in Malta is the norm, not the exception.
So it's easy to Facebook-stalk them, even if you only have a photo and a first name.
From experience, there’s a lot that needs to be explained, lest things get lost in translation!
We will monologue for ten minutes and then question our own views and disprove everything we’ve just said.
We have opinions about the homeless of London, and those who live in Silicon Valley; on Britney Spears’ new album and the late John Lennon.
So if you're using Tinder, you just set your target radius to around 35km (because, you know, Gozitans), and boom, you've covered everyone.
Tinder thankfully takes just moments to set up, but other, more traditional dating sites ask for a lot of details before dropping you in the pool, and claim that the information about you helps them make better matches.