Older people are increasingly using online dating websites
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Is this the best day to find love?

The first few days of January are peak season for dating companies, the 2nd of January 2013 was one of the busiest days ever for new members to sign up to online dating sites.

The first few days of January are peak season for dating companies - 2 January, 2013, was one of the busiest days ever for new members to sign up to online dating sites.

With one in five relationships in the UK now starting online, dating websites and singles events now generate over £3.6bn a year to the economy.

Sophie van Brugen has been finding out more.