South Korea's "battle of the singles" -- a highly-anticipated mass dating event organised on Facebook -- fizzled out Monday, with thousands of lovelorn men at the venue but few women in sight.
Participants attend the "battle of the singles," a mass dating event organised on social networking site Facebook, at Yeouido park in central park in Seoul on December 24, 2012. Thousands of lovelorn South Korean men have flooded the "battle of the singles" on Christmas Eve, a mass dating event triggered by an innocuous query posted on Facebook -- only to meet other guys.
The event was triggered last month after two young men jokingly floated the idea on the social networking site and eventually prompted more than 36,000 Facebook users to sign up.
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