Traditionally the early year dating season is delayed until people get back to their work computers on January 2nd.
However, Match explains there's been a shift in recent years as people increasingly download apps on their smartphones and look for love in more comfortable surrounds.
According to new research, the first of January has replaced January 2nd as the day day single people are most likely to sign up for an online dating app.
According to internet dating site, Match.com, around 235,000 people will send messages to potential new love matches today.
'Once all of the fun of New Year’s Eve weekend dies down and the Christmas festivities are over, January is the time many Brits embrace a new beginning and get back into the dating game.'She adds: 'Pressure from family members during the holidays or wishing they had someone to spend the holidays with often encourages people too.'Being single is clearly en vogue; it was also revealed today that ITV2 show Love Island, which sees a gaggle of well-honed singletons matched up by viewers, has had 60,000 people applying for its latest series in just 12 hours.
Scores of romantics have signed up to the ITV2 show in a bid to become the next Chris Hughes and Olivia Attwood, Jamie Jewitt and Camilla Thurlow or villa king and queen Kem Cetinay and Amber Davies (who have since sadly split up).
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