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As anyone who has ever used chatroulette can tell you, there is a lot more that goes on in video-enabled chatrooms than just "Teleflirtation." But that's  a nice way to put it and Cisco has a vested interest in betting big on online video.

Teleflirtation: Tech Helps With Hookups

The realistic audio-visual atmosphere of telepresence combined with off-channel instant messaging is giving rise to a new social phenomenon dubbed teleflirtation.

When strangers of the opposite sex are given the chance to meet face-to-face on high-definition telepresence gear and messaging is also an option, they tend to write personal notes to participants at the other sites, says Charles Stucki, vice president and general manager for the TelePresence Solutions Business Unit at Cisco.

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