Tinder Is Dead

Last Monday, on the night of the blizzard that talked a big talk but then never came, I was batting around an idea, one of many that had to do with the dating app Tinder, with my colleague Sam. » 2/04/15 1:20pm 2/04/15 1:20pm

Tinder Around The World

Traveling around the world? Tinder can help you meet people. Obviously. But its easy intimacy can also help plug you into adventure. Here's how it worked for us, along with some of the people we met through it during our travels. » 1/12/15 1:29pm 1/12/15 1:29pm

Harsh Dating App Bans the Creeps Who Keep Striking Out

Do you love the low-risk emotional distancing of Tinder but hate having to swipe through all the riffraff to get there? A new dating app called The Grade is here to help, giving you the same Facebook-powered swiping but without all the undesirables. Because it bans anyone who doesn't make the cut. » 11/17/14 5:20pm 11/17/14 5:20pm

Tinder just announced that the so-far totally free dating app will launch a premium service in early November. "We are adding features users have been begging us for," said CEO Sean Rad. No word on what those features will be yet, however. » 10/20/14 4:06pm 10/20/14 4:06pm

Using iOS 8’s QuickType on Tinder Will Not Get You Laid

Among the worst features of Apple's iOS 8 is QuickType, a feature that believes it can figure out what you're going to text someone before you even think of it. It could be magical, instead it's only good for writing nonsense sentences and mangling famous movie quotes. But maybe, just maybe you can use it to get laid… » 10/13/14 12:00pm 10/13/14 12:00pm

Is Online Dating Worth It? An FAQ

You've probably heard of online dating. You may even have a few friends that do it. But, despite your curiosity, you haven't been able to convince yourself to actually try it out. We're here to answer some of your burning questions. » 9/12/14 11:41am 9/12/14 11:41am

There's a Dating Site For... Algorithms?

Just like humans, algorithms vary in popularity: some get all the attention, while others languish unnoticed, even if they're actually quite special. Which is why there's now a dating site for them. » 9/02/14 7:45am 9/02/14 7:45am

How dating can really suck

Love is hard and, for some, dating is even harder. Especially when you are new to that game. Friend zones, disastrous dates, mismatched expectations, awkwardness... Remus Buznea and Kyriaki Kyriakou asked some twentysomethings about their experiences and animated them. Fun to watch—and as real as it gets. » 8/19/14 5:41am 8/19/14 5:41am

Match.com Will Use Facial Recognition to Find People Like Your Ex

Match.com recently announced a partnership with Three Day Rule, a personalized matchmaking service that will find you a date that looks like your ex. You simply send them some pictures, and they find a match. The service costs $5,000 for six month membership. And it's creepy as hell. » 6/16/14 3:45pm 6/16/14 3:45pm

How You Can Use Math to Succeed at Online Dating

Ever since you read about Chris McKinlay gaming OK Cupid to find love, you may've wondered if you could do the same the thing. This video gives you some of the math basics which could allow you to perform better on dating sites. » 3/09/14 8:12am 3/09/14 8:12am

Science: Less-Attractive People Get The Most Online Dating Attention

If you've stuck a toe in the online dating pool, you've probably come across some total hottie and thought "oh great, that lucky so-and-so is gonna steal away all the attention from my profile." Not so, says science—in fact, it's the controversial-looking people, not the smokin' specimens, who get the most attention.… » 3/08/14 10:00am 3/08/14 10:00am

7 Places You Can Find a Last-Minute Valentines Day Date

It's February 14 and you're alone (again). Fret not, because there is still time to find a date. Don't feel weird looking for love (or even just one night of it) on Valentine's Day. It's more than guaranteed other single souls are doing the same. » 2/14/14 4:00pm 2/14/14 4:00pm

Your Very Worst Online Dating Horror Stories

We asked you to share your online dating horror stories, and share you did—sometimes with explicit and terrifying details. Following are your very best worst tales of internet love. They're not for the faint of heart. » 2/14/14 2:40pm 2/14/14 2:40pm

The Best Places To Find Hot Singles (According to Facebook)

So it's Valentine's Day (again) and you're single (again). Even though you've been right-swiping your heart out on Tinder, you've failed to find love nearby. So what can you do? Try a new activity? Maybe meet some new people? Nah. Just move to another city where your chances are better. » 2/13/14 5:20pm 2/13/14 5:20pm

One chart exposes the racial preferences of online dating

Quartz has dug up a rather sad chart that reveals the racial preferences of online daters. Judging from data from Facebook dating app Are You Interested, you can see how different races respond to each other under the veil of the Internet. Most women respond positively to white men, while most men respond positively… » 11/20/13 9:21pm 11/20/13 9:21pm

One Man's Epic Review of a "Match.com for NFL Fans"

NFL commentator Rich Eisen has, for reasons unknown, created a dating app for football fans. And if the only good it brings the world is this joyously unhinged review from KissingSuzyKolber's PFTCommenter, it will have been worth it. Read it below, in all its [sic]'d glory: » 10/18/13 4:20pm 10/18/13 4:20pm

There's A Dating Site For Ghosts . . . So Yeah We Can All Go Home Now

Welp it's been a good run. Nice work humanity, you produced a lot of cool stuff on the internet. But now that ghostsingles.com is live there isn't much else to do. Time to learn how to rock climb or read War and Peace. » 10/13/13 6:11pm 10/13/13 6:11pm

This Bizarre Cutlery Was Designed to Make First Dates Less Awkward

Everybody dreads first dates in their own way. Some worry that they won't have anything to talk about. Others fear that they'll be judged by what they say. And a token few are terrified—mortified!—that they'll spill food all over themselves. For that cadre, I have a solution. » 9/24/13 5:40pm 9/24/13 5:40pm

What Do You Do in the Awkward Time Before You Meet an Online Date?

Online dating is great! You can meet people you otherwise would never encounter that share your interests and just might end up being the one. But the anonymity factor makes it just as easy to flake on someone when it comes to meeting IRL as it is to click on his or her profile to begin with. So how do you keep the… » 5/24/13 5:20pm 5/24/13 5:20pm

Online Dating Replacement: Tragic "Please Date Me" Clothing Line

Most attempts at "online dating" fail not because of some outwardly obvious personal defect on your part, but because it is an inherent failure on the part of online dating as an institution not to dress you in regrettable cotton t-shirts that say, with just a logo and a few carefully chosen words, that you are so… » 5/07/13 11:55am 5/07/13 11:55am