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Social media and dating apps have become the new singles bar. While some still prefer meeting potential romantic partners in person, some people have turned to dating apps and social media to find love. Dating for celebrities has to be tough, and meeting new people might seem more challenging in such a tight-knit industry. But in the social media age, it's easy to simply find someone you find attractive or appealing and simply reach out by sending a message. 

That's what a lot of celebrities have done recently, and it's been successful for many of them! Some have met fellow celebrities while others have fallen in love with women and men they wouldn't have met without the help of platforms like Twitter and Instagram.

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Ricky Martin has said that it was his love of art that led him to meet his husband, Jwan Yosef. The singer reached out via Instagram to talk about their shared interests and it eventually led to them meeting in person. Talk about a modern romance! Some have used Twitter to interact with someone they were interested in and it has totally worked out. Big Sean sent a direct message to Naya Rivera to initiate a conversation with and asked her out to dinner. The former couple began dating and even got engaged, but had quite the messy breakup that also unfolded on Twitter.

While some have found their forever love, others just met someone they shared something short but special with. Take this as a lesson that it's OK to swallow your pride and send that message, that tweet, or that Instagram comment. It might lead to you finding the love of your life.

Ricky Martin slid into his husband's DMs. 1

The singer has shared that he began chatting with Jwan via Instagram to talk about art and it eventually turned into a relationship. 

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Naya Rivera and Big Sean met on Twitter, too! 2

Naya Rivera and Big Sean met on Twitter, too!

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"Twitter. We definitely need to do a commercial for Match.com," Big Sean said. Naya later revealed her sent her a message saying he was a fan of hers and then they went to dinner together. The couple eventually got engaged but things ended on a sour note and they breakup played out via Twitter as well. 

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Nicky Jam met his ex-wife, Angelica Cruz, on Instagram. 3

Things might have not worked out between them, but there's plenty of other fish in the Instagram sea. 

Chyno Miranda's wife caught his eye on Instagram. 4

Natasha Araos commented on one of his posts with a simple emoji, which made him look at her page and he was immediately captivated by her beauty.

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Bella Thorne and Gregg Sulkin got to know each other via Facebook. 5

Bella Thorne and Gregg Sulkin got to know each other via Facebook.

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While the former Disney Channel stars knew of each other because of their work, they began to chat and get to know each other on a personal level on the social media network. 

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Ariana Grande and Mac Miller started talking thanks to a Thanksgiving tweet. 6

The rapper wished Ari a Happy Thanksgiving in November 2012, and asked her to do a duet. The pair began chatting and they were in the studio weeks later working on their song "The Way."

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Amber Rose made the first move on Twitter. 7

Amber Rose made the first move on Twitter.

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"Initially we met through twitter" she told Us Weekly in 2012 about ex-husband, Wiz Khalifa. "He did an interview about me and the guy who interviewed him asked, 'If there was one girl in the world who would you be with?' He said 'Amber Rose,' — and then I hit him on twitter, and I said, 'That's really cute' and we fell in love!"

Nick Young made Iggy Azalea his #WomanCrushWednesday and the rest was history. 8

Nick Young made Iggy Azalea his #WomanCrushWednesday and the rest was history.

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Well, somewhat. The pair began dating after that and got engaged, but eventually broke up in June 2016 following a cheating scandal.

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Amy Schumer met her ex boyfriend Ben Hanisch on a dating app. 9

Amy found Ben on the celebrity dating app Raya. The couple dated for some time before calling it quits in 2017. Amy is now happily married to Chef Chris Fischer

Carlos 'Kiko' Villagrán met his love, Becky Palacios, on a singles site. 10

The El Chavo actor revealed that he met Becky on a dating site and they chatted for months before meeting in person. So cute!

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Sarah Hyland found love online. 11

She began flirting with reality TV star Adam Wells on Twitter and they pair hit it off and have been together ever since. 

Noah Cyrus met her former beau thanks to social media. 12

Noah Cyrus met her former beau thanks to social media.

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Lil Xan sent her a direct message and things evolved from there.

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Rita Ora and Calvin Harris found love in a hopeless place--Twitter. 13

Rita Ora and Calvin Harris found love in a hopeless place--Twitter.

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The pair exchanged compliments on the platform in 2013, which led to them dating for more than a year. 

Mandy Moore met her fiancée, Taylor Goldsmith, thanks to Instagram. 14

After Mandy shared an Instagram photo of his band Dawes' album, Taylor reached out to her via email.

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Aly Raisman and Colton Underwood dated thanks to a viral video. 15

Aly Raisman and Colton Underwood dated thanks to a viral video.

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After the NFL player released a video asking her out on a double date, the Olympian and Colton began talking via Twitter and then started dating. They split due to conflicting schedules but remain friends.