To make matters worse, when Greg discovered what Helena, a florist, had been up to, first of all she claimed it was ‘just a bit of fun’ and then said: ‘Nothing happened…
It was not an envelope stuffed with grainy photos of some seedy tryst.
According to a study by London firm Global Web Index, more than four in ten people who use Tinder are already in a relationship.
The app, like many of its ilk, allows users to flick through hundreds of dating profiles – you simply swipe right if you like the look of someone, and left if you are not interested.
Few realise the potentially explosive consequences of such virtual window-shopping.
Take Siobhan, for example, who realised she had let things go too far when she found herself sitting in a coffee shop just outside Leeds with a man she had started swapping messages with via an app. The only problem is that it has made me realise how unhappy I am in my marriage.
The App Store was launched in 2008, and the number of apps available in the App Store has consistently grown since its release.