New Dating Site (Supposedly) Gives Women More Control

Another day, another dating site that claims to be different than the rest. This time, it's Siren, an app that allows women—but not men—the ability to adjust who sees their profile, and, according to its website, "encourages women to make the first move" (as well as "charm someone's pants off"). Not because these… » 2/04/15 3:30pm 2/04/15 3:30pm

Your Dating App Is Probably Not Going to Fix Dating for Women

Here's some hot tech news about a hot new app with a hot new idea: Bumble is a forthcoming app that appears to be yet another product devoted to creating "a safe and respectful community" for single women looking to find love. They're working to weed out the charming boneheads who frequent the dating apps you're… » 11/24/14 5:10pm 11/24/14 5:10pm

Lesbian Dating App Dattch Weeds Out Men So You Don't Have To

British lesbian dating app Dattch, which verifies that its users are indeed female-identified, is now expanding into the United States, starting with San Francisco and expanding to other American cities. Further plans are to expand into other major English speaking markets like Australia and Canada. » 4/07/14 10:58pm 4/07/14 10:58pm

Lulu Quietly Made Their App A Lot More Dude-Friendly

When Lulu – the app where women can anonymously comment on how dateable men are – first came on the scene, it was a big deal, partially because of the limited control men had over whether they were on it or not. But because of pressure from said demographic, the company has changed their policies to give men a lot… » 3/04/14 7:00pm 3/04/14 7:00pm

'Tinderella' Is The Perfect Fairy Tale For Our Time

Fans of the popular Tinder app will appreciate the newest offering from the funny people at College Humor — an animated fairy tale about a beautiful princess and a handsome prince who are brought together by fate. Sorry— not fate; they're brought together by smartphones and boredom, the Cupid's arrow of 2014. » 1/30/14 7:15pm 1/30/14 7:15pm

How the Tinder Hookup App Is Succeeding With the Ladies

Tinder, the dating app that "finds out who likes you nearby and connects you if you're both interested" has a lot to be happy about right now. They've matched 75 million people in less than a year and 50 of those relationships have culminated in engagements. But on the tails of that good news, Tinder's CEO Sean Rad… » 7/02/13 4:00pm 7/02/13 4:00pm

Bachelor Host Releases Dating App Because We Definitely Need More

In our continual pledge to make sure Chris Harrison, host of The Bachelor and all its spin-offs, becomes the most relevant person on planet Earth, we encourage you to please sign up for his new dating service At First Sight, which is totally different than all those other dating apps because it uses video. » 6/19/13 2:45pm 6/19/13 2:45pm

Here Are Some New Apps Designed to Get You Laid

Considering humans have been humping successfully enough that the Earth's population keeps increasing at a pretty regular rate, the number of available dating apps seems kinda silly. It could also be that the tech community has figured out that it's profitable and "sexy" to make them but nevertheless: they've got us… » 5/08/13 5:00pm 5/08/13 5:00pm

The Popularity of Mobile Dating Apps Is Creating a Glut of Euphemisms…

Dating apps for mobile devices — your modern-day whozits and whatzits galore — are replicating faster than that super alpha bird flu from Contagion, which means that news outlets have a journalistic obligation to chronicle the latest dating trend, as well as tiptoe around the apparently indelicate issue of casual sex. » 8/20/12 10:25am 8/20/12 10:25am

Five New Tech Tools to Complicate Your Love Life

Online dating is practically quaint at this point, so comfortable have we become with trusting our love lives to the interwebs. With that in mind, developers have come up with a whole new crop of apps and sites to make love, sex, and dating better — or at least more complicated. Let's take a look at a few of the new… » 1/24/12 2:45pm 1/24/12 2:45pm