AS an expensive publicity stunt Sociality, a popular dating site, runs a competition where two entrants, and complete strangers to each other, are matched by ‘love algorithms.’ Their prize is a Valentine’s Day wedding with a honeymoon, cash prize and an apartment to live in for a year thrown in. Enter the winning couple Jessica, from California, and Adam from London.
With two million Sociality subscribers and the media following their every move and a myriad of publicity stunts to endure so Sociality can prove how happy the couple are, the pressure is on. At face value they appear to be have been very badly mismatched but do opposites attract? Can a computer algorithm really create a perfect couple? More importantly can Jess and Adam make their marriage work?
By Nick Spalding