Spurred on by the optimism that the New Year brings, 1 million Britons are expected to get online for a date today - the first day back in the office after the Christmas break.

This time last year saw a 94 per cent increase in people singing up compared to their daily average.'In my experience, selfies on dating sites either involve the guy snapping a quick picture of himself as he loads his profile (no effort made) or stripping off in a desperate attempt to show off his buff body while trying out a moody male model look (far too much effort made).

Mobile picture blogging is a way to let everyone see what's going on right now where you are.

To call this series a "Reality-TV" show is simply ridiculous. As if having a naked couple trying to connect in front of a camera, which in itself is pretty outlandish, wasn't enough they continue to introduce more naked suitors.

I guess the objective is to have people decide who is more sexually desirable based on physical attributes because the conversations are simply atrocious. But if you decide to go ahead and produce a show like that then...

In the end the right person will accept you for who you are, baggage and all.'Profiles with 100 to 200 words received 10 per cent more messages, and users with positive identifiers such as confident and outgoing, received 23 per cent more incoming messages and 4 per cent more replies to their outgoing ones.

'It's encouraging when you see a profile where a man specified books, music and fitness as interests because it makes them appear well rounded,' says online dater Lauren Keith, who is currently dating someone she met on Plenty Of Fish.'It's off-putting when a man only seems interested in going out with his mates and getting drunk.

They must hunt and gather whatever they need until extraction day.

See full summary » Former contestant Jessie Nizewitz sued Viacom as well as Firelight Entertainment and Lighthearted Entertainment for million after they accidentally broadcast an uncensored shot of her genital region on air. I have never ever heard of anyone going on a first date completely naked.

The nudity, indeed, turns out to be the least interesting aspect of the show.

The contestants could be frank and honest about the kind of bodily evaluation that goes into very-short-term dating, but instead still speak about “connections” and potential futures together.

Each week, a new pair of total strangers are faced with the ultimate survival challenge: survive for 21 days together with no clothes or supplies in some of the most dangerous environments ... Twelve pairs of identical twins battle in this reality show.

See full summary » A group of amateur survivalists are put to the ultimate test in the wild for 40 days with nothing but a few primitive tools. Each week the twins must work with their sibling to win challenges that provide immunity from being voted off by the other ...

The next day, a new nude dude arrives and the games begin again.