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30 Days of Online Dating: How Soon Is Too Soon?

Stacie Corliss | Posted 02.27.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

This is a modern dating experiment. One girl. Five dating sites. Hundreds of chats. Thirty days. Thirty dates. Eighteen guys. (?) boyfriend. To start at the beginning, click here -- or jump right in at date nine below.

How Tinder Is Changing the Dating Game

Kelsey Clark | Posted 02.26.2015 | College
Kelsey Clark

In a dating world in which one-word text messages warrant excitement and a "match" is made with the swipe of a finger, you can't help but wonder... Are we to blame, or is it all Tinder's fault?

6 Adult Dating Apps Teens Are Using Too

Common Sense Media | Posted 02.18.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Although adults use these apps both for casual hookups and for scouting out more long-term relationships, they're risky for teens.

30 Days of Online Dating: Living Life One Rom-Com at a Time

Stacie Corliss | Posted 02.17.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

Today is the day of my second date with OkCupid Taylor. It is also the day of my second date with Tinder Oliver*. It is also my third double-header of dates in a row. Something tells me I will be sleeping very hard tonight.

Watch Women React When It Turns Out Their Tinder Date Is An 89-Year-Old Grandpa

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.17.2015 | Fifty

Anyone who has tried online dating knows that profile pictures usually aren't totally accurate. But when five women saw a picture of 21-year-old Joe l...

In Defense Of Online Dating

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 02.12.2015 | Women
Beth Leipholtz

I never thought I'd be typing this sentence. It's traumatic, really. Here goes. Imetmyboyfriendonline. Yes, I met my boyfriend online.

A Logical Guide to a Romantic Relationship

Jasmine Jaksic | Posted 02.12.2015 | Comedy
Jasmine Jaksic

Anyone who has ever met me would attest to the fact that I am a very logical person. This clearly does not lend itself to highly romantic ideas like "love at first sight". If you are like me, then you can use Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) principles to guide you!

Today Is The Day You Finally Update Your Apps

Posted 02.19.2015 | Technology

The icon glares at you from your phone screen like a red badge of shame: “UPDATE YOUR APPS,” it warns. “You are a negligent phone owner....

This Dude Automated His Tinder Account and Dominated the Dating Game

Brian Hanley | Posted 02.10.2015 | Technology
Brian Hanley

Vancouver-based developer Justin Long invented a Tinder bot that automates the already-expedited, mobile matchmaking process. Leveraging facial recognition algorithm Eigenfaces, Long's bot swipes both right and left on its creator's behalf.

Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wifi: Confessions of A Retired Cyber Slut

Danielle Sinay | Posted 02.10.2015 | Women
Danielle Sinay

I was asked to share what I'm working on and I don't really remember what I said. I know I discussed my boyfriend, and ex-boyfriends, then in an attempt to redeem myself for the word vomit made fun of myself by introducing my "writing vibe" as "chill slut."

7 Things I Miss About Love In The '90s

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 02.08.2015 | Women
Evelyn Lauer

The world worked differently then -- how people met, how we kept in touch. Numbers on scraps of paper were easy to lose, but somehow, we still found each other.

How Old People Took Over Tinder

Damona Hoffman | Posted 02.06.2015 | Style
Damona Hoffman

The bottom line is that we must admit dating apps are not a young person's game. They're a single person's game. For those over-40 daters who have come to me saying they are never going to find someone, that all the good men are taken, and that they would never stoop to the level of trying a dating app, I simply say, "Just swipe right and see."

30 Days of Online Dating: White Lies, Red Flags

Stacie Corliss | Posted 02.06.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

I wake up exhausted from the prior day's double-header of dates and sigh grudgingly at the thought of doing it all over again. Dark circles under my eyes. Excessively large pores. Super excessive bloating from carbs and liquor.

Stolen Moment of the Week: Lane Moore at Knitting Factory

Mindy Tucker | Posted 01.30.2015 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker

Stolen Moment of the Week is a series featuring the work of photographer Mindy Tucker, who has been documenting the comedy scene in New York for the last seven years.

Millennial Women Are Taking a Laissez-Faire Approach to Romance

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.30.2015 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The math is pretty simple: In the end, what social media dating does is give users -- and, most poignantly -- women more options. And more options means more freedom, and more power, too.

Cupid Is Stupid

Vicki Abelson | Posted 01.29.2015 | Divorce
Vicki Abelson

I've been sober for 12 plus years. I've been single for four and a half. The last time I slept in the warm embrace of a man was... well... let's just say it was two presidents ago. And one had a double term. When you do the math, it's a pretty shitty equation.

Forget Tinder, This App Finds You A Date With An HBO GO Account

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.23.2015 | Comedy

Is your chance of finding love ... remote? So you've tried all the dating apps out there right? Tinder, Plenty Of Fish, Hinge, Bears & Pears, DateS...

Heard of Tinder? It Has Some Competition

Dieter Holger | Posted 01.20.2015 | Technology
Dieter Holger

Each of these apps offer the hope of romance or at least a one-night stand. Maybe just use all three to see what you can fish up? But when it comes to users you will find the most fish out in the Tinder sea.

Those Horrific Tinder Conversations Look Like This In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.19.2015 | Comedy

Tinder messaging is like the Mad Max wasteland of social media conversation platforms. People on Tinder say basically whatever they want, because t...

The Aha Moment I Had After A Year On Tinder

Maryjane Fahey | Posted 01.16.2015 | Fifty
Maryjane Fahey

Four years ago, I got my heart unexpectedly pounded. Not in a good way. It happens -- it just hadn't happened to me since Bobby K in 4th grade. And I am decidedly not in the 4th grade. I needed a good 18 months to repair. By repair I mean: I closed shop.

30 Days of Online Dating: One Night at Chateau

Stacie Corliss | Posted 01.14.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

I'm hiking up the drive to Chateau at 8:47 p.m., when Tinder Oliver texts that he's running late. Great, we haven't even met and the man's already stealing my lines.

Grindr in the Bible Belt

Nick Weaver | Posted 01.14.2015 | Gay Voices
Nick Weaver

Being known as a "gay-friendly" city in the bible belt is like being known for having a lot of lemonade in a place where everyone hates lemonade.

The Delusional Comfort of Dating Apps

Ben Kosinski | Posted 01.13.2015 | Technology
Ben Kosinski

We're tip toeing the line between the conveniences of technology with the disillusions of technology. We're in a rush to be in a rush. We're always missing out on something. Technology has brought everything to our finger tips, and we only have 10 of them.

Online Safety Redefined: The 3 Key Elements

Stephen Balkam | Posted 01.14.2015 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

Online safety has come of age. Kids now create the content we used to try and keep them away from and they do it with immensely powerful devices they carry around with them in their pockets. So it behooves us to take a step back and ask ourselves what we mean by online safety in 2015

The Modern Rules of Dating

Samuel Faktorow | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Samuel Faktorow

Wait three days after your initial interaction to contact them. Don't talk about sex, politics, religion, or former partners/lovers/flings on the firs...