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

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

Sex on a Pile of Cash Sounds Great Until Your Online Date Robs You

Imagine this: You set up the perfect kinky hook-up on the Internet. You found a hot partner who wants to have sex with you, provided this sex happens on top of a pile of cash. So you find the pile of cash, you show up at the appointed time to get lucky, only to find out that it's not your lucky day at all. » 5/31/13 5:34pm 5/31/13 5:34pm

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

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

How Guys Talk to Cute Girls on OKCupid

Online dating, like real life dating, can get a little skeevy because people are lame and pervy and also, lame and pervy. So to see the type of lame and pervy responses that a cute girl would get while on a dating service like OKCupid, a guy created a fake profile with a picture of a cute girl and BATSHIT INSANE CRAZY… » 11/15/12 1:00am 11/15/12 1:00am