An article in Wired Magazine details what may be the next advancement in meeting people. The new trend is called "Toothing" and uses Bluetooth technology to send messages to those in social situations, with hopes of meeting each other. From the article:
"To play, you need you need to activate the Bluetooth facility available on your mobile phone, which will then show a list of people within a few yards who are also active. Then write a message and press send."
This seems very interesting and it could be kind of fun. As long as people use common sense, it really is not that different than approaching an attractive person in a crowded bar. Click here to read the full article.