Cheating Site Ashley Madison Won't Delete Your Profile Unless You Pay

Famed cheating website and purveyor of trollish billboards Ashley Madison makes money in a few ways: first, by charging users to access the site. Secondly, by collecting fees from advertisers who wish to reach the site's users. The third? Charging users twenty bucks to delete their profiles. » 8/25/14 5:50pm 8/25/14 5:50pm

​Cops Accused of Using Police Equipment to Creep On Online Dates

Online dating can be a little bit of a gamble—no matter how compatible and/or trustworthy a potential suitor seems, sometimes you just want to get a background check on a fool before you meet up with him. And that's exactly what some police officers did in Fairfield, California. While they were on duty. Oops. » 8/24/14 5:51pm 8/24/14 5:51pm

New Dating App Requires Even Less Effort in Hunt to Avoid Loneliness

Online dating is hard. And not because going on dates kind of sucks or because you're constantly getting sexually harassed by strangers on the internet or because you feel like your soul/personality is slowly being commodified into something obscene and unrecognizable. I mean it's hard because swiping through Tinder… » 7/16/14 5:00pm 7/16/14 5:00pm

Dating App Hopes to Weed out the Creeps by Going Invite-Only for Men

If you've spent more than 15 minutes on OK Cupid, you've probably got a story about the man who sent unsolicited dick pics, requested foot photos out of nowhere, turned angry when rejected or otherwise behaved like a goblin. And that's not even accounting for the dudes just looking for NSA action. » 6/13/14 12:40pm 6/13/14 12:40pm

Fake Tinder Nurse Helpfully Reminds Creepy Dudes to Get Prostate Exams

Nicole is a conventionally cute 28-year-old health care worker who is on Tinder to meet men. But she's not interested in doing sex things to their penises, despite their insistent and creepy overtures (typed with dicks). She's interested instead in reminding them that they should get their butts checked out. And all… » 6/02/14 4:20pm 6/02/14 4:20pm

These Three Questions Tell You If Your Relationship Is Likely to Last

Tons of things can clue you in to whether someone else is your perfect match. How does he or she feel about kids? Gay marriage? Which way the toilet paper should roll? According to data from OKCupid, there are three questions in particular that could suggest you and your partner really will get along for the long haul. » 3/13/14 10:28pm 3/13/14 10:28pm

New Bravo Series Reveals Completely Obvious Behaviors of Online Daters

Bravo's new series, Online Dating Rituals of the American Male, grants us a compelling glimpse into that shadowy and elusive underbelly of the American populace: online daters. Finally, someone is brave enough to answer all of our myriad questions about the strange and baffling practice... and the results will shock… » 3/10/14 5:00pm 3/10/14 5:00pm

What Can You Learn from OKCupid's Four Most Popular Users?

Over the weekend, New York Magazine profiled New York City's four most popular OKCupid users — 23-year-old makeup artist Lauren Urasek, 29-year-old real-estate agent James Hawver, 26-year-old artist Kerry Campbell and 24-year-old Thomas McKee. This elite group receives the most messages of anyone out of their… » 2/24/14 12:50pm 2/24/14 12:50pm