There are no movie theaters, restaurants and cafe’s are segregated by gender and single men are denied entry into malls and even parks.

Thanks to the mobile applications of Waplog in IOS and Android platforms, guys can chat with girls and girls can chat with boys in anywhere anytime.

Instant messaging, texting and flirting online has never been so easy before.

And it could get much worse.] Constrained by the state’s adherence to a particularly austere form of Sunni Islam, Saudis have long used stealthy tactics in pursuit of love and lust.

Before the Internet era, men would hang for-sale signs displaying their telephone numbers on their vehicles with the actual intention of propositioning female callers.

The countries strict laws on gender segregation make sure all contact between the sexes is minimized.

It would appear that there is no such thing as dating in Saudi-Arabia.

Because of the sensitivity of the topic, she and other people interviewed for this article spoke on the condition of anonymity.

Even though her mother has tried to introduce her to men in more traditional ways, she prefers courtship on social media. “I don’t want to be pushed into a relationship with a stranger.” [Saudi Arabia is reeling from falling oil prices.

“All my friends are talking to boys on social media,” said a 23-year-old woman who described meeting a former boyfriend through Facebook.

Their relationship evolved into secret excursions in his vehicle and steamy encounters, she said.

Saudi Arabia goes to notorious lengths to prevent unsanctioned romance.