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

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 to … » 11/20/13 9:21pm 11/20/13 9:21pm

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 very… » 5/07/13 11:55am 5/07/13 11:55am

5 Dating Apps to Find Last-Minute Valentine's Love

Valentine's Day—that cherished celebration of love and its joyful bounty—is just around the corner. But for the lonely-hearts littered across the country, seeing couples enjoying all the love and the happiness and the not-being-perpetually-alone-for-eternity can, perhaps, pour a little salt on a long-standing wound. » 2/13/13 4:31pm 2/13/13 4:31pm

OkCupid App Bug Exposed Email Addresses and Birth Dates

OKCupid's new blind date app came out today, to some fanfare and probably a little more mockery. But it's hit a snag: Apparently, it was coughing up users' emails and birth dates for anyone who bothered to dig for them. » 1/15/13 6:38pm 1/15/13 6:38pm

OKCupid's New Blind Date App Aims to Find You Love (Or Random Sex) on…

It's 3PM on a Tuesday, and your friend bails on dinner. What are you going to do? Try this: Fire up OKCupid's new app, CrazyBlindDate, and make yourself some romantical plans for the evening. Maybe you'll find love. Maybe you'll get laid. Maybe you'll meet an insane person. Adventure! The app, which launches today in » 1/15/13 10:06am 1/15/13 10:06am

Today at 8:52 PM Is Your Best Chance to Find an Online Date

Researchers say that if you want to land a date online this year, your best chance will be tonight at 8:52 PM. Why 8:52 PM? Because the combination of going back to work and New Year's resolutions will make millions of people sign onto their Internet dating sites looking for a date. The more people online, the better… » 1/02/13 8:20pm 1/02/13 8:20pm