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Computer Matching Services

  • By: Susan Sprecher
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Almost as soon as computers were developed, they were used to match people for romantic relationships. The first widespread computer matching service was Operation Match, which was created in the mid-1960s by Harvard students in response to what they believed to ...

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