Anyone who’s spent any considerable amount of time on Tinder knows that, like any service promising random lonely people quick and easy access to a horde of horned-up singles over the Internet, it kind of sucks. It’s filled with fake profiles, tries to sell you on premium services, and even if you do meet someone,…
Online dating is either “fun!” or a nightmare, depending on who you ask. Slack, a messaging platform that lots of tech and media companies use for jokes and feigning productivity, could be described in a similar fashion. What if the two combined?
Tinder began as a cute little mobile app that evolved to become a reliably irritating mobile hookup service. Soon though, much like its ancestors OKCupid, Match and even AOL (a/s/l), there will also be a desktop version to service your chronic loneliness.
Hinge has officially switched from a balls-to-the-wall free hookup app model to a subscription-based service for the real relationship-seekers among us. Which means you’re gonna have to pay to escape the dark trenches of loneliness.
I originally leveraged online dating to begin seeing average-sized women. Before moving back to New York a few years ago, I had only dated little women— i.e., women who were born with dwarfism. At bars or parties, my social anxiety, the kind that comes with being a little person myself, made it difficult to gauge an…
Texting/sexting, direct messages, Twitter, Instagram DMs and online dating aren’t enough when it comes to getting to know a person. What a healthy relationship really needs is a lot less... how do you say... talking. If the human race is to survive, there needs to be a severe reduction in our level of interaction with…
Women who initiate the first move on dating apps tend to end up with better prospects (relatively speaking), according to a study by OKCupid.
To the millions of clueless singles who begrudgingly use online dating services, it would seem that the hardest part of it all is creating a dating profile to begin with—Which photo to use? What to say? Who are you?
For those looking for love in a place free of melanin, there’s a new dating website strictly for Caucasians. It’s called WhereWhitePeopleMeet.com.
When it comes to online dating, there have been plenty of niche sites to choose from over the years, such as ones made for sea captains, bacon lovers and potheads. Now, Disney fans can find love through their very own matchmaking site. Mouse Mingle is made exclusively for people who are crazy about all things Mickey…
After failing to find love or anything close to it on For the Love of Ray J, relationship expert Ray J will give other lonely singles a shot at love on his new dating show, Driven to Love.
According to the New York Times, one fallout of the Ashley Madison leak is that some online daters are now hiring private investigators to look into the marital status of their online prospects. That’s bleak, guys.
A new parent is perhaps most sensitive to the milestones of getting older. It’s almost all you talk about with other people, and you get actual metrics at the doctor’s every few months. But the milestones keep coming long after babycenter.com and the pediatrician quit with the reminders. It’s just that we stop keeping…
Shania Foster, 18, was sentenced to five years in prison on Thursday for robbing an 84-year-old man who she met on an online dating service.
Quick reminder if you’re deliberating between Tinder and OK Cupid and Match: They’re all owned by the same corporate parent, anyway!
It’s worse enough having to go through the horrors of online dating, but now you have to worry about getting scammed. The FBI’s annual report for 2014 revealed that people who go online to find romance were at the top of the list of Internet fraud victims. Women over the age of 40 made up 70 percent of the cases. The…
Well, hold on to your...ugh, whatever. New research reveals that 30% of Tinder users are married, not single, as they are expected to be if they’re surfing a dating site. But you already knew that.
“Even nice guys can become violent fast,” says the ad agency Bravo/Y&R, which is why non-profit organization Women in Distress took to Tinder to address domestic violence via right swipe.
Everybody's got a couple of bad date stories. But has your online date ever stolen your car? Yeah, that's what I thought.