Online Dating Category

Do dating apps have a prostitution problem?

Posted on 21 Jul 2014 In: Online Dating

Do dating apps have a prostitution problem?News from Washington Post: By Caitlin Dewey July 21 at 11:07 AM A fake sex worker on Tinder. (Symantec) Fake sex workers are everywhere on Tinder, according to a new report by the security firm Symantec. What the report doesn’t mention: Real sex workers aren’t unheard of on dating sites, [...]

How to make online dating work for you

Posted on 11 Jul 2014 In: Online Dating

How to make online dating work for youNews from The San Luis Obispo Tribune: LONG BEACH PRESS TELEGRAM ILLUSTRATION First there was the matchmaker. Then there was the bar scene. Now’s there’s online dating. In the 15 years or so since its inception, online dating has displaced family, school and the office as the most [...]

When Harry Met eHarmony

Posted on 10 Jul 2014 In: Online Dating

When Harry Met eHarmonyNews from The Atlantic: Online dating! Delayed marriages! Hollywood hasn’t caught up to the way we love now. Castle Rock The romantic comedy has created, on top of everything else, a new genre: the obituary for the romantic comedy. Sometimes the obits gloat (as in: good riddance to the genre that gave [...]

Motor Sports, Reality TV, And Wrestling Are Popular Interests Among The Least …News from Business Insider: The Bachelor “The Bachelor” Facebook data and online dating profiles can reveal surprising details about how our backgrounds influence our interests. Part of dating site’s dating algorithm involves putting users into “communities” based on Facebook interests. A user [...] Using Facial-Recognition Technology To Help Users Find Dates That …News from CBS Local: LAS VEGAS, Nev. (CBS Las Vegas) – Popular dating site will use photos of users’ exes to determine which type of look they’re attracted to in order to find them a dating match. The dating site has partnered with Three [...]

Will Tinder’s Trouble Spread to IAC’s Online Dating Empire?News from Businessweek: For the young and single, Tinder is appealing as a phone-based way to find dates. Wall Street types find the app exciting for a completely different reason. Investors have been hoping Tinder’s success could lead IAC/InterActive (IACI), which owns Tinder,, and OkCupid, to [...]

Limit Your Target-Dating to or e-Harmony

Posted on 6 Jul 2014 In: Online Dating

Limit Your Target-Dating to or e-HarmonyNews from Always question assumptions – even from “experts.” This week’s Barron’s cover story glorifiesTarget-Date funds. The idea behind the concept is that investors are simply too dumb to effectively manage their own retirement accounts. Buy a target-date fund, though, and one of the big investment managers like [...]

Incidents bring warning about online dating from Racine chiefNews from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: By Robert Gebelhoff of the Journal Sentinel July 5, 2014 In response to recent cases of local crime related to online dating, Racine Police Chief Art Howell issued a warning Friday night about the dangers of connecting with people on the Internet. [...]

Heat Index: Find the Right Dating Site or App for YouNews from Mashable: What’s This? Image: Flickr, Rodrigo Gianesi By Yohana Desta2014-07-05 11:11:36 UTC There are 103 million unmarried adults in the U.S. How many of them do you think are single? The popularity of online dating sites suggests that figure is in the millions. [...]

Lonely geniuses find new home on

Posted on 4 Jul 2014 In: Online Dating

Lonely geniuses find new home on Match.comNews from KSPR: (CNN) – It takes a special person to join Mensa. For one, the elite society only takes individuals with IQ scores in the 98th percentile, meaning just 1 in 50 Americans is eligible. This exclusivity — some might say snobbery — is part of Mensa’s lore. [...]