Almost a year after a massive hack exposing the users of the infidelity website Ashley Madison, its parent company Avid Life Media is bringing on a new CEO and president to make some much needed changes. However, the company is also the subject of a new Federal Trade Commission investigation, according to Reuters.
Online dating sites are not only a boon for people looking to start relationships — they're also proving to be extremely beneficial for people who like to crunch lots of data. Some psychologists and mathematicians are taking the copious amounts of information that you're putting into these sites to get a better sense…
Last month we discovered that OkCupid is pretty much the only dating site you should consider if you're an American hipster/nerd. If you're particularly after the nerdlinger demographic, their new geolocation feature for Android and iOS apps will aid you in your search for true love.
It was the dating website that kicked off 5,000 people for "letting themselves go," and now BeautifulPeople.com's booted a further 30,000 members, claiming a computer virus attacked last month, which let members bypass the beauty-screening and gain entry.
How does an unknown dating site—with the absurd intention of destroying Facebook—launch with 250,000 member profiles on its first day? Simple: It copies data directly from Facebook.
The same dating site which kicked off 5,000 members who "overindulged" over the Christmas break has now launched a sperm and eggbank section of its site, promising "beautiful babies" for anyone who partakes.
Are you a member of the dating site BeautifulPeople.com? We expect all Giz readers to be suitable. If you happened to put on a bit of weight over Christmas though, bad news—you've been thrown off.