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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Dating App News

On Monday, you matched with someone promising. On Tuesday, they messaged you a generic response. By Thursday, you talked here-and-there, and mentioned ‘weekend plans’ a few times. Now, a week has passed—and still no date. Ugh. Such is the...
When singles run out of energy to put up with (yet another) failed first date, they often turn to pals to introduce them to potential matches. The trouble though, is ‘meeting through friends’ is becoming less and less common,...
If life was in fact a romantic comedy in 2020, you would find yourself recently single, decide to download a dating app and somehow, match with a celebrity. The two of you would banter and flirt, meet up for...
There’s no way around it—digital dating accounts for at least one-fifth of all new relationships started today. But if you ask singles, they may refute this fact since it seems increasingly more difficult to hold the attention of matches...
Remember eons ago when you were in middle school? And holding hands was electrifying? Did you have your first kiss via an old fashioned game of ‘spin the bottle’? This kiss-and-tell concept has recently been modernized into a new...
Nope, it’s not news that dating apps are available internationally. Just ask anyone who has touched down in Europe for a solo adventure and used Tinder to find a sightseeing buddy. But OkCupid is maintaining their impressive track record...
Ever since there was an internet, there was a dark web that indulged secret fantasies and obsessions. And when the age of dating sites and apps become less taboo and more mainstream, suddenly the world — or rather, the...
Though the famous online dating platform Match.com usually makes headlines for fostering marriages, they’re in the news for a more somber reason: they just got sued. According to a report from The Federal Trade Commission who brought on the...
Is there anything more stressful or exhausting than attempting to read the messages hidden between two blue iPhone lines? If you’re single, seeing someone you really (really) like — every single text brings a hefty load of promise and rampant...
In case you missed it, Facebook officially rolled out their dating app this week to the United States. We’ve talked about this social media megahouse’s dip into the matchmaking scene before (see here) but now that it’s made its...
If you’ve been swiping on Tinder, Bumble, Hinge, this-thing, that-one — you’ve probably developed a handful of conditions. You know, like dating PTSD: where you’re convinced everyone will ghost or catfish you. Maybe you now believe you could be...
While many sexual orientations are rather straightforward to define, asexuality is one of those identifies that is commonly misunderstood. As a blanket term, many associate this type of attraction as, well, the opposite of lust. However, there are plenty...
If you ask the vast majority of men on dating apps, they’ll say it’s largely a ‘numbers game.’ Though this can be taken many ways, dudes often receive far less matches than females, who tend to be pickier with...
If you’ve ever chatted with your female friends about their dating lives, you’ve probably been amazed at how much they’re willing to share. Generally speaking, men are a little more tight-lipped about dating issues they’re facing, especially with other...
With a newborn baby and a three year old, Melissa Davis discovered her husband was cheating on her. As she puts it, the news nearly killed her. Not only was she dealing with betrayal and heartbreak but she now...
There are already a seemingly infinite amount of ways to find love these days.  For starters, you have the household-name apps, like Tinder, Hinge and Bumble. Then, the veterans of the online dating world like Match.com and eHarmony. There...
The internet can show you the world: shining, shimmering, splendid singles awaiting your swipe. That is, if you are a fan of Mickey and Minnie. Aladdin and Jasmine. Snow White and the Prince Charming. Ariel and Prince Eric. Beauty...
Though I — surprisingly! — met my boyfriend on Tinder, I spent the better part of my 20s single AF. I wanted to meet someone IRL, but felt as if I had to use dating apps to better my...
Bumble doesn’t want to be compared to its distant cousin, Tinder — but the two apps are often discussed in the same circles. And most singles will download both to better their odds. But as with the best of...
For gay males looking to find love, online dating options are — to say the least — a bit scarce. Sure, there are plenty of options that serve the hook-up culture (looking at your Grindr) but very few make...