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Flitter Parties Attract Tech-Savy Singles

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Flitter Parties Attract Tech-Savy Singles

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Shy singles were hoping love would arrive via flittering. That would be flirting over Twitter. At Flitter parties across Canada last week, singles were engrossed — not in each other — but rather with their BlackBerries and iPhones, as potential dates flashed by on giant screens.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Love will find a way, and hundreds of Canadians were hoping it would arrive via flittering. That would be flirting over Twitter. At Flitter parties across Canada last week, single were engrossed - not in each other - but rather in their BlackBerries and iPhones, as potential dates flashed by on giant screens. They were furiously typing away flitter-style conversation openers and hoping for a response.

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