At that time, we were just friends before exchanging our phone numbers,” said local celebrity, 21 year-old local celebrity Erin Malek, who shared how she met her future husband with a local online entertainment news site.
Ahmad Zahid Baharuddin or Zahid, a DJ for the local radio station, Era, also publicly declared that he knew his wife Sarah Julifa Isa via social media, Twitter.
In February last year, Malaysian-based dating app, Kehmistry, which was established in 2013, partnered up with U Mobile to offer their app to users and the app utilizes your smartphone geolocation to identify other singles nearby.
At its launch, Kehmistry was described as specifically designed for busy, middle-class, urban professionals under 35 years old that find it hard to find time to date.
In October last year, our neighbour from the land of Merlion, Singapore also launched a dating app just for Muslims - Mat & Minah. At its launch, a Singapore-based news daily reported that the man behind Mat & Minah; Zuraimie Ismail, 43, director of Skimly the company that developed the app, as stating that Muslims traditionally depend on familial connections for help to find a spouse but this practice has declined due to the increasing urban diaspora.