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Matt Harvey dating supermodel Anne Vyalitsyna thanks to Twitter

Mark Townsend
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(US Weekly)

Twitter has proven to be one powerful (and dangerous) tool when it comes to sharing information.

It has also proven to be a powerful tool when it comes to bringing people together.

That could mean anything from sports fans connecting from points all around of the world to family members reuniting. And, from time to time. it can even serve as a free dating service, whether those involved intended it to or not.

That's exactly how it worked out for the 24-year-old ace of the New York Mets staff, Matt Harvey, who's seemingly innocent tweet from two weeks ago ended up helping him land a date with supermodel Anne Vyalitsyna.

According to US Weekly, the two met briefly during the New York Rangers May 6 playoff game at Madison Square Garden and then ending up taking the same elevator ride when the game was over.

That prompted the following tweet from Harvey:

Within days it's said Harvey had landed the 26-year-old Vyalitsyna's phone number, apparently not long after she learned of the tweet. As we can see from the photo, which was fittingly taken during the Rangers latest playoff home game on Thursday night, two weeks later they're together and seem to be doing pretty well.

(Gosh, if only it were that easy for the rest of us.)

The US Weekly report also notes that the happy new couple intends to take things slow due to their busy schedules. Always an advisable move, and especially so for those in high profile relationships. Here's wishing them the best as they move forward.

Also, let's send them a big thank you for coming forward with the relationship early and saving us from weeks and months of endless rumors. That is truly, truly appreciated.

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