Still, with so many other people in their twenties on dating apps, she figured she might as well give online dating a chance.
Facebook is among the many companies that are embracing a combination of new technologies and human monitoring to thwart sex predators.
Such efforts generally start with automated screening for inappropriate language and exchanges of personal information, and extend to using the records of convicted pedophiles' online chats to teach the software what to seek out.
If you have family ties to Asia, or are just a fan of Asian culture, this dating app can help put you in touch with matches that are perfect for you.
Asian Date notes that their online dating service does not tolerate any scam activity by their members.
For a long time I wanted to communicate with people in general in a non-chat format.
It was only when I was on vacation with limited access and resorted to exchanging long emails with a friend who was similarly inclined that I realized that what I wanted was penpals.
Learn more about this free dating app in the video above.
Asian Date is a free dating app that lets you meet women from China, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and other countries in Asia.
It’s not because she hasn’t given it an honest try.