This New Dating App Lets Weed Lovers Connect

Weed lovers really need a place where they can be high and meet other people who like getting high. High There! is a dating app that lets potheads connect with each other...on a deeper level, you know? » 2/06/15 12:30pm 2/06/15 12:30pm

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

Bad Online Date On Your Horizon? Fake Your Own Death Like This Woman

Valentine's day is coming, so The Mirror's been running user-submitted tales of love gone wrong. One woman, however, has just raised the bar so high that you're going to have scramble quickly to try to top her. If you want to top her, that is. Because she doesn't come off that great either. » 1/19/15 7:00pm 1/19/15 7:00pm

Lonely? It's the Best Time Of the Year to Start Dating Online

Dust off your OkCupid account and reactive that PlentyOfFish profile you'd almost forgotten about (almost); It's the new year and right now is the busiest time for online dating sites. So take a new photo and start frantically sending winks and woos to everyone you're attracted to » 1/05/15 2:00pm 1/05/15 2:00pm

A List of Things to Talk About on Other Than Fucking Zumba has released its 2014 Year in Review report, and apparently, people don't have very much to mention about themselves other than "Zumba" and Frozen. Listen, love in the time of cholera internet dating can be rough. The whole idea of looking for a partner based on the pretense of personal branding is a bit… » 12/09/14 7:45pm 12/09/14 7:45pm

My Month Looking for Love on Steve Harvey's Dating Site

I'm sitting across from Jean at a table outside of a Brooklyn Starbucks that feels way too narrow, like a bodega compared to its imposing neighbor, the Barclays Center. Steve Harvey arranged this date, which has so far exceeded my low expectations. » 11/11/14 11:50am 11/11/14 11:50am

​Online Dating Company to Pay $600,000 for Fake Dating Profiles

A company that operates multiple dating websites has been ordered by the Federal Trade Commission to pay more than $600,000 for charging people to look at fake dating profiles for non existent people. Apparently the practice violates federal law. » 11/02/14 5:00pm 11/02/14 5:00pm

Man Chokes Woman He Met Online Because She Didn't Match Her Profile

A man is accused of violently assaulting a woman he was in an online relationship with because he didn't think she matched her profile description. » 10/26/14 11:30pm 10/26/14 11:30pm

OKCupid Dick: 'I'm the Most Published Person On the Planet' 

Pro tip: if you're a semi-well-known writer and you want to act like a total fucking asshole on a dating website, try to avoid bringing up your status as a semi-well-known writer as you're berating a woman for not responding positively to your overtures. It just makes you look worse. » 10/23/14 5:00pm 10/23/14 5:00pm

Sasha Grey and 'Creepy Text Theater' Turn Terrible Sexts Into Comedy

It's one thing to read all those awful Tinder and OKCupid messages from dumbasses who think they're entitled to women's attention and bodies—it's another thing to hear them read aloud. Machinima ETC's Creepy Text Theatre brings us just that. » 10/21/14 10:30am 10/21/14 10:30am

Firemen Pull Man's Online Date Out of His Chimney With Dish Soap

A woman got stuck in a chimney this weekend while trying to break into the home of a guy she'd been seeing. Fireplaces are better than front doors, as we all know. » 10/20/14 12:00pm 10/20/14 12:00pm

​'Tinder Guys Posing With Art' Is Your New Favorite Educational Tumblr

First there was Tinder Guys With Tigers, then there was Tinder Dudes On Boats, and now the latest Tumblr highlighting an annoying trend of dudes on the dating app is Tinder Guys Posing with Art. » 10/14/14 1:45pm 10/14/14 1:45pm

Meet The Woman Too Pretty Hot and Tempting For On-Line Dating

If you've been on a dating site lately — or ever, really — you've likely run into people who you may consider out of your league based on physical appearance. Not Paula Jayne Allen, an Essex woman who says that she's actually too sexy for dating sites. Yes, all of them. The internet can't even handle her. » 10/06/14 9:30pm 10/06/14 9:30pm

The New Fall TV Rom Coms Look Nothing Like My Dating Life

A couple months ago, I deleted Tinder from my phone, fed up with the deluge of passive, shirtless guys on there. Great idea, thanks for the memories, but I'm gone. Some of my friends still entertain it, gathering stories to be published in Fangoria, I presume. There are so many awkward tales that network TV… » 10/06/14 6:00pm 10/06/14 6:00pm

Manhattanites Demand Shutdown of Cafe That Attracts 'Internet People'

The old folks of New York City’s Upper West Side are beyond pissed that people who met using online dating services — one concerned neighbor is calling them "internet people" — are ruining their neighborhood. Wasn't You've Got Mail shot on the Upper West Side? » 10/03/14 11:00am 10/03/14 11:00am

​Study: Online Dating Isn't As Efficient or Promising as We Think

While some may still be hesitant to join the flashy (sometimes literally) world of online dating, it's obviously becoming more of an appealing option for those who are currently witnessing their own existential demise at the hands of loneliness. Well, bad news folks: relationships that start online don't last as long… » 9/28/14 3:20pm 9/28/14 3:20pm

More Dudes Who Will Not Be Ignored: 'Remind Me to Slap Your Momma'

Is this an epidemic? After we published a story Tuesday about men on dating sites who really really don't like it when you give them radio silence (however brief or long that silence is), we got inundated with similar stories from other women. » 9/17/14 12:55pm 9/17/14 12:55pm