A good rule of thumb for internet denizens: if an online service is offered to you for free, then you are the product. At the very least, you're a data point, and, therefore, a test subject.
In this post-
9/11 Manti Te'o world, the last thing the U.S. Government wants to see is any American citizen become a victim of terrorism or an internet dating scam. So the State Department has taken some time out of its leisurely schedule to compile some tips on how to avoid getting your heart broken by a fake…
Date My School was founded about a year and a half ago by two Columbia MBA students who wanted to start a site that would allow users to connect with date-able students at other colleges, and then download their pictures and masturbate to them. Based on user data, they've been finally, definitively able to answer the…
Yesterday a tipster alerted us to the personal ad of a dude who'd winked, nudged or otherwise demonstrated casual electronic interest. "Lovemaking is physical, and so its its language. Suck, cock, fuck, and prick, are not bad words." Quoth he.
John Alanis knows women. "In some circles," he writes on his completely insane website, "I'm known as the The King of Let 'em Come to You." Well guess what, John? Now we're comin' to you. Buckle up!
Rhonda Lillie and Paul Hawkins are madly in love. Their relationship began four years ago, and continues, to this day, in the very environment where it they met: the online alternate reality of Second Life.
In the age of internet dating, when people have the tools to PhotoShop themselves into supermodels, it's not terribly unusual for people to be surprised when their blind date looks nothing like their online picture.
I think a lot of us can see ourselves in this week's essay - that is, the version that spends three grand to travel across the world to see a man we've never met.
Patti Stanger, aka Bravo's Millionaire Matchmaker, just got a six-figure book deal to dispense her dating advice to the literate public. That deal was reported yesterday by GalleyCat, and today, the Christian Science Monitor has a profile of another California-based yenta, Julie Ferman. In eight years, Ferman, who…