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Valentine hopefuls use mobile applications to find love faster.
1:48 | 02/14/13

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modern valentine's day there's a new way to find a perfect person among all the strangers. All it takes ask a cellphone and a willing tons act at warp speed. Abc's paula faris shows us how it works. ? Are you nervous? Reporter: Alex pavlenko is about to go on the ultimate date. Are you ready? I'm ready. Reporter: This is all she knows about ed. A scrambled photo. They connected through a brand new mobile app called "crazy blind date," which matched them this is just one of the ways app happy singles are looking for love. More than 13 million a month. Double the rate of a year ago. And as more people look for mr. Right, right now, online dating sites are seeing fewer visitors. Apps like "locals" and "singles around me," make instand love connections. Watch. That blue dot is us. And all those red dots are potential dates within walking distance. Those dots, literally, across the street. And the fastest growing -- tinder. So popular it grew 750% just last month. You can be dating all the time. From wherever you are. And that's really the key. Reporter: Sam yagan, ceo of "okay cupid," designs apps that deliver romance at warp speed. You just scheduled a date in 30 seconds. Less than 30 seconds. I don't even have to ask her out. The machine did it for me. Reporter: But can instant connections lead to lasting love? It went pretty well. Reporter: But she's already logging on to "locals." You literally have 100 dates in the palm of your hand. I do, I do. Reporter: Turns out, you can hurry love. Paula faris, abc news, new york.

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