Last Minute Valentine’s Giveaway: Win the Sony Xperia TL for AT&T

The last decade has brought about many new technologies that have changed the way we listen to music, read a book and even how we meet new people. Back in the day, people would strike up a conversation by commenting on the book you were reading or discuss an interesting article in the newspaper, nowadays people are intrigued by your new smartphone or tablet. Case in point, Duane and Hope had worked in the same building for two years, but finally broke the ice when she asked him about his Sony cell phone. They started dating and are now happily engaged, thanks to that AT&T phone!

In honor of Valentine’s Day and the nearly 100 million people that own a smartphone, AT&T wants to hear your stories about how technology has introduced you to that special someone. And in turn for sharing your story as a comment, you’ll be entered in for a chance to win a Sony Xperia TL Smartphone for AT&T. There are several ways to enter to win, but you’ll gain the most entry points by sharing your story below.

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  • http://www.twitter.com/jillyrh Jillyrh

    I reconnected with my love through Facebook after losing touch with him for over 20 years.

  • melissa t

    We using IM on the compute was popular it brought my husband and I closer together. See back then (we feel so old) it was the cheapest way to talk. Even though he lived only 15 mins away it was considered long distance and using the cell phone cut into peak mins. (OMG am I that old)

  • Jonny459

    I can’t say that technology has played a part, because I haven’t met that someone special as of yet.

  • margaretsmith

    Before our first date, my husband and I had spoken on the phone a number of times, even before I met him face to face. A mutual friend had given him my number to call me and we spoke a number of times before we were able to finally meet.

  • P Richa

    We met online and fell in love!

  • http://twitter.com/ElenaIstomina Elena

    We met online

  • denice p

    Well, I met my husband in a chat room. It was total random too. He asked me if I felt like chatting. Turns out that we had a lot in common.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Steve-Dadolf/696503526 Steve Dadolf

    Technology introduced me to my daughter.

  • http://twitter.com/bigvincec li

    technology helped me reconnect with my best friend in high school

  • http://www.facebook.com/shannon.baas Shannon Baas

    met a number of good friends online.

  • http://twitter.com/NICKIEISIS3 nickie burke

    reconnected with family

  • http://twitter.com/AJayHall62 Andrew Hall

    I am able to see my son, dil,and grandson on Skype.

  • http://twitter.com/Deb55106 Deb K

    I see my family in Las Vegas on Skype!

  • Bionicsix

    Technology leads to more technology.

  • http://twitter.com/katygmorris Katy Morris

    I’d have to say technology did help me meet my husband. Not too long ago, when we were in college, computers were newer and we had to go to a computer lab at school to use one. We were both waiting in line for the printer (a dot matrix!!!) when we both really started talking. Those old prints took a LONG time! :)

    Later that year (after we both broke up with girlfriends/ boyfriends) we worked on a joint project together and our romance blossomed in that same computer lab!

    Twenty years later we are still going strong!

    Thanks!

  • Anastasia

    I’ve met friends, gotten in touch with long lost family and met my boyfriend online :) None of which would have been possible without all this awesome tech :)

  • Steven

    My mum is divorced and ever since that happened she had been really lonely and almost depressed. So i convinced her to try an online dating site to try get someone special back into her life. At first she was really wary of it but then she met this really nice guy who she has loads in common with and he only lived half an hour away. So she went for a date and they hit it off. Shes been with him for 4 months now and you can really see the change hes made on her. Hes friendly with me aswell which makes it much less awkward. Tech has really improved her life :)

  • Virginia Rowell

    It has not really introduced me to someone special but technology keeps me in constant contact with my children whom I love very deeply.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Scott-Martin/100001375448651 Scott Martin

    Facebook on my phone has opened many avenues with relationships.

  • Monique Rizzo

    I met my best friend on facebook by playing games.

    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

  • http://www.facebook.com/kim.hardy.106 Kim Hardy

    Although I didnt meet my husband online, we spent a lot of time texting and Im when we first met in between our dates!!

  • http://www.twitter.com/collifornia colleen boudreau

    texting with new friends.

  • Gregg Medina

    I’ve always been behind with technology, especially phones! Having a cool phone would be a great ice breaker!

  • melan26

    Technology hasn’t introduced me to that special someone but I will say that it has created a greater amount of ways to communicate.

  • Binny Mathews

    My my my…. this is one great v-day gift………

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1205967344 Dennis Moore

    Would like to say that technology helped, but really the only technology that helped was the telephone so we could talk with one another. Email was in its infancy then

  • volcombrandon

    My ex girlfriend i met through technology and it was a pretty fun experience.

  • Travis

    I haven’t met anyone special with technology but I’ve reconnected with a few old friends.

  • godan2

    haven’t met that special someone yet

  • MJBigDeal

    we emailed each other a few times before we met

  • DaniG

    I met my boyfriend in Web Page Development class in college

  • http://twitter.com/sunshyne1977 Chris Brundick

    I met my fiance’ on a social website and we corresponded mostly through a messenger service since we is deaf/hard of hearing

  • Benson

    After a long period of frustrating relationships, one day I met this lady on one of the most popular social media…we started to chat, telling stories every day and finally I told her about my desire to be with her.. At first she refused and cut off communication. Then from no where I was eating in our university cafeteria… I heard a lady calling my name.. it was like charm… she was there and she wanted us to discuss deeper about what I told her online. Till now we are inseparable.. I love so much. Happy Valentine My sweetheart Anitha.

  • http://twitter.com/denidtigner denidtigner

    Technology led to a break up which allowed me to meet the love of my life…

  • Michelle S

    I met my husband on a social networking site while he was deployed, he contacted me first :p

  • http://twitter.com/Chermarsh3000 Cher Marsh

    we meet through a mutual friend on Facebook and we’ve been telling each other how much we love one another

  • http://twitter.com/kes_may kim s

    I haven’t met a someone special through technology but technology does help me keep in contact with my friends and family that don’t live nearby and they’re very special to me :-)

  • Ana

    We knew each other from childhood. Through MySpace we were able to converse frequently and ended up talking daily and the rest is history! <3

  • Eric Risner

    The Internet is awesome! I met my wife online!

  • sammy gumer

    technology helped me find a business partner to start my small company.

  • http://twitter.com/sd4david David

    I met my best friend and several good friends online.

  • Jill Myrick

    I actually met my husband online. We dated for three years and have been very happily married for the past seven years. I can’t imagine life without him now.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

  • http://www.facebook.com/THEdevster Devin Markle

    The person I have been with the last (almost) two years first tried to get my number/talk to me/try and get me to go on a date with them through online messaging because I wouldn’t give them the time of day in person. Boy was I wrong… haha.

  • ldstarr18

    What if it hasn’t …..yet? ; )

  • BQuan Ng

    kept us connected even if we are far away. technology is great to connect with people.

  • http://twitter.com/itspirrip ItsPirrip

    keep me connected with friends from high school

  • http://twitter.com/stacylpr Stacy

    I actually met my special someone from the internet. Been together 2 years!

  • Kay N.

    With our busy schedule, the phone helped us to connect and talk to each other everyday.

  • http://twitter.com/DirtyLilCard Lathan Card

    I haven’t met my special someone yet, but who knows hoe tech might play in.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jen.twarkgersch Jen Twark Gersch

    I communicate with hubby on facebook

  • Simon G

    yaa..I haven’t met my special someone yet, hope to meet her soon, but the internet I believe helps a lot to introduce many to that potential special someone

  • http://www.facebook.com/xferriza2 Dani Marie

    i met my ex (still a great guy) through online dating. ferriza2(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • Hope Weaver

    I am so excited to see everyone sharing stories of love. I am even more excited to be the catalyst. Best wishes on your romances and good luck in the contest

  • http://twitter.com/princessducky15 Diana G.

    I connect with my boyfriend through our phones with text, pictures and calls.

  • linda brooks

    It helps me keep in touch with my special someone

  • http://twitter.com/tweeteeface Michelle Washburn

    Keeps my children connected with mom and dad, the feeling of security you get when your children are safe

  • Alicia

    With technology I can connect with friends on the other side of the globe, it’s wonderful :)

  • http://twitter.com/AnnsTipToes Ann

    My i-phone has people asking about where I got it from and what apps I have on it.

  • ewilliams1009

    I used tweets to woo my sweetheart

  • http://twitter.com/jdnorthwest JD Northwest

    Text messages connecting to my future wife, while I traveled and we connected only on weekends.

  • Danielle

    I love that I can communicate with my hubby and children from virtually anywhere.

  • Beck James

    ps3 to me as a present

  • Ellie W

    I’m able to face time with my two little grandsons every day and that is worth it’s weight in gold.

  • Kenny Fensom

    facebook keeps us connected

  • http://twitter.com/yanuarrdo yanuarrdo dicaprio

    With the Ven distance was already not a problem anymore because even though we are different nations can still meet face to face online

  • http://twitter.com/yanuarrdo yanuarrdo dicaprio

    Find locations meet is not a problem anymore after meeting with gps mobile

  • http://twitter.com/yanuarrdo yanuarrdo dicaprio

    Looking for ex-girlfriend easier with facebook

  • diane baum

    Great for directions and allows me to find locations